Mike Esterl

Wall Street Journal

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Mike Esterl on KCRW

With the numger of teen-aged users tripling in just three years, the World Health Organization wants a crackdown on e-cigarettes.

World Health Organization Urges Regulations Against E-Cigs

With the numger of teen-aged users tripling in just three years, the World Health Organization wants a crackdown on e-cigarettes.

from To the Point

Snacking has replaced breakfast, lunch and dinner for many Americans.

Snacks are the New Meals

Snacking has replaced breakfast, lunch and dinner for many Americans.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

E-cigarettes release a vapor that allows users to inhale nicotine without the toxins associated with tobacco.

E-Cigarettes: Safe Alternative or Worse than the Original?

E-cigarettes release a vapor that allows users to inhale nicotine without the toxins associated with tobacco.

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