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U.S. teens' use of e-cigarettes has doubled since 2017, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Tony Dejak/AP hide caption

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High School Vape Culture Can Be Almost As Hard To Shake As Addiction, Teens Say

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How does nicotine in e-cigarettes affect young brains? Researchers are teasing out answers. Research on young mice and rats shows how nicotine hijacks brain systems involved in learning, memory, impulse control and addiction. Gabby Jones/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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How Vaping Nicotine Can Affect A Teenage Brain

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