Health officials concerned w/teens & e-cigs

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ILLINOIS (WCIA) — A growing number of teenagers are making choices putting their health at risk.

Data from the Illinois Department of Public Health says fewer teenagers are using cigarettes, but more are smoking e-cigarettes.

The Macon County Health Department says e-cigarettes vary in the amount of nicotine, but there are risks for using them.

Health officials say they’re noticing some e-cigarettes users are becoming cigarettes smokers. They want parents to talk to their children about these dangers.

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