Health experts are concerned the rising popularity of e-cigarettes will compromise the progress made in reducing teen smoking. 
A study published in 'Pediatrics' by researchers at the University of Southern California collected data from over 2,000 eleventh and twelfth graders.
About one-fourth had tried e-cigarettes and almost 10% were current users. 
Half of the youths who had tried e-cigarettes did not think they were a health risk. 
More research is needed to determine if e-cigarettes are a gateway to cigarette use, experts say.

A study led by Boston Medical Center revealed mothers are getting conflicting advice about infant care.
10 to 15% of the 1,000 mothers surveyed got advice from doctors that was inconsistent with recommendations on breastfeeding and pacifier use. 
More than 25% received incorrect advice about their baby's sleeping position.
Many mothers got breastfeeding information from the media, but 25% said media advice about vaccines contradicted doctor recommendations. 
The study was published in 'Pediatrics'. 

Many young cancer patients did not take action to preserve their fertility. 
A study of more than 400 teens with cancer by Seattle Children's Hospital found more than 70% were informed that treatment could affect future fertility. 
Male patients were more than twice as likely as females to discuss options to preserve their fertility and four to five times more likely to make arrangements. 
Experts said these young patients need to be better educated about options so their chances to have children in the future improve. 
The study was published in 'CANCER'. 

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