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Large evidence review found less success among children who had already started. Smoking prevention programs in schools do work, reducing the number of children and teens who continue reading »
Study found first raised risk by 86 percent, while second increased it by 39 percent. Young adults and teens who smoke, are obese and have high blood suga continue reading »
Half of women's bone accumulation takes place during these early years, researchers say. Teen girls who smoke may be at greater risk for osteoporosis continue reading »
Overall youth smoking is now under 9 percent nationwide, with highest rates in Wyoming, lowest in Utah. A significant decline in cigarette smoking took place among U.S continue reading »
Power of peer approval outweighs decades of public health education among teens. Peer pressure continues to prompt high school students to light up, new research suggests, continue reading »
An estimated 3.5 million young adults in U.S. abuse prescription opioids, researchers say. Teenagers who smoke or drink are two to three times more likely to abuse prescription painkillers later on in life, new research shows. continue reading »
Two brief conversations about marijuana cut kids' use of the drug by up to 20%, study finds. Brief, voluntary and non-judgmental conversations with teens about marijuana use may significantly reduce their use of the drug, according to a new study. continue reading »