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Kids Benefit From Doctors’ Antismoking Counseling: Experts

(8/26/2013)

Kids Benefit From Doctors’ Antismoking Counseling: Experts
Health Day
August 26, 2013

Whether by phone, one-on-one or in groups, primary-care doctors need to provide education and counseling to help prevent children and teens from smoking, according to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Research shows that behavioral counseling can reduce the risk that children and teens will start smoking. Doctors can provide counseling to youths in person or over the phone, and individually or in family or group sessions, according to the task force, which is a government panel of experts.

View the full article here: http://consumer.healthday.com/kids-health-information-23/adolescents-and-teen-health-news-719/briefs-emb-8-26-12-01amet-kids-tobacco-use-peds-uspstf-release-batch-889-679443.html


Keywords: kids, benefit, doctors, antismoking, counseling, experts



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