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CDC: Over one-third of U.S. youth exposed to secondhand smoke

(HealthDay)—More than one-third of U.S. nonsmoking youth are exposed to secondhand smoke (SHS) from tobacco, according to an August data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center ...

Pediatrics

About 10 percent of youth report smoking hookah

(HealthDay)—About 10 percent of youth report smoking hookah, with smoking mainly occurring in the home environment, according to a study published online July 2 in Pediatrics.

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Should doctors recommend e-cigarettes to help smokers quit?

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence offers guidance for doctors to advise people who are trying to quit smoking - that e-cigarettes are helpful tools when trying to quit. However, emerging evidence suggests ...

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Preventing and treating smoking in children and youth

A first-ever guideline from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care on tobacco use by children and youth aged 5 to 18 years recommends that physicians should play a more active role in the prevention and treatment ...

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Tobacco counseling for youth, adults cuts smoking prevalence

(HealthDay)—Tobacco counseling for youth or adults can reduce the prevalence of smoking cigarettes during adult years, according to a study published in the January/February issue of the Annals of Family Medicine.

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