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Online favorites of 2014

Stories mirror editors' top 25, with a few surprises

8:00am, December 24, 2014
Man vaping with e-cigarette

Janet Raloff's exploration of the potential health risks of e-cigarettes was the most-viewed story on Science News' website this year.

More than 150,000 people visit the Science News website each week, and tracking that traffic lets us know which news stories and blog posts catch readers’ attention. The favorites sometimes mirror editors’ picks in our Top 25 list, but there are always a few surprises.

Top magazine news stories

1. Health risks of e-cigarettes emerge (#7 in Top 25)
While vaping is less detrimental to your health than smoking, it comes with the risk of inhaling toxic chemicals and promoting antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections

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