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Vape Prevention

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Aug 5, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 16:56

High school kids are fours time as likely to smoke e-cigarettes as they were just a few years ago. Fortunately, some researchers at Yale have developed a way middle schoolers can practice navigating peer pressure in high school: virtual reality. Kimberly Hieftje is a professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Yale Medicine and director of the play4REAL XR lab that developed the vaping prevention game. (Segment produced by Abby Haralson)