Flavored cigars that are popular with teens contain the same additives found in Jolly Rancher candies and Kool-Aid drink mixes, lending weight to the argument that tobacco companies take aim at youth, researchers said.
Julie Rutherford, Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 3:39pm
(Portland, Ore.) May 7, 2014 — In a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), Portland State University professor James F. Pankow reveals striking similarities between the patterns in the flavoring chemicals used in flavored tobacco products and those in popular candy and Kool-Aid products.
One of Dr. Eva Thanheiser's research foci is on how preservice elementary teachers conceive of numbers and what motivates them to learn mathematics--factors critical to the mathematics of future elementary school students.