smoking in children

FDA’s youth antismoking campaign boasts good resultsExposure to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) youth-specific national antismoking media campaign—The Real Cost—was associated with preventing young persons from beginning to smoke.
Should 16 be the age for e-cigarette purchases?A new report suggests that lowering the age to purchase electronic cigarettes from 18 to 16 years of age in order to combat returns to conventional smoking among adolescents.
Smoke-free rules can help shield kids from COPDResearchers encourage smoke-free rules in homes, private cars, and outdoor children's play areas to help prevent and reduce long-term burden of COPD
Smoking crosses generational linesThe longer parents smoke around their children, the more likely the children are to become heavy smokers, according to the findings of a multigenerational study of smoking risk.
USPSTF updates tobacco use interventionsThe US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has updated its recommendations for curbing tobacco use among school-aged children and adolescents.