Navigation Links
U.S. Task Force Urges Docs to Counsel Kids Against Smoking
Date:12/10/2012

Tobacco Control at North Shore-LIJ Health System in Great Neck, N.Y., welcomed the new report.

"Review of currently available research on youth tobacco use prevention and cessation is an important exercise to determine which strategies may be effective in addressing tobacco use initiation and smoking among children and adolescents," she said.

Among topics covered in the anti-smoking interventions for kids were their attitudes, beliefs and knowledge about smoking, as well as its harmful effects. The interventions also addressed how the children's social environment influenced their decisions about smoking, how tobacco products are marketed and how to develop skills to say no to cigarettes. Some interventions also touched on parents' attitudes about smoking.

"Many of these interventions are brief, low-cost and easy to implement in primary care, with potentially lifesaving results for these teens," Grossman said.

The task force also recommended that doctors ask all pregnant women about their tobacco use and provide pregnancy-tailored counseling to help those who smoke quit.

The full report appeared online Monday on the USPSTF website. It also is available in the Dec. 11 online edition of the Annals of Internal Medicine.

But Folan said more efforts are needed to curtail youth smoking.

"Although the article provides a great deal of information, evaluation of the long-term effects of smoke-free policies, anti-smoking media campaigns, increased taxes on cigarettes and decreased marketing of tobacco products to children is also needed," she said.

"These comprehensive policies are more likely to impact the initiation and cessation of children and young adults," she added. She also noted, however, that "many other harmful tobacco products such as cigars, smokeless tobacco, hookah pipes and bidis are gaining in popularity."

"Future study regarding the perception and use of these products -- particula
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Bioforce USA Announces Herbatint Herbal Hair Color Selected For Tips and Trends Again
2. U.S. Task Force: Baby Boomers Should Be Tested for Hepatitis C
3. U.S. Task Force Backs HIV Screening for All 15 to 65
4. Taming physical forces that block cancer treatment
5. Not Enough Data to Support Kidney Disease Screening, Task Force Says
6. GW School of Nursing receives nearly $1 million grant to diversify nursing workforce
7. ASBMR task force urges use of fracture liaision services to reduce costly osteoporosis bone breaks
8. Force of habit: Stress hormones switch off areas of the brain for goal-directed behaviour
9. Test-Med Joins Forces with Mollen to Expand its Service Offerings to its Customers
10. APA task force recommends treatment guidelines and position statements on transgender persons
11. U.S. Mammography Rates Drop Following Task Force Recommendations
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
U.S. Task Force Urges Docs to Counsel Kids Against Smoking
(Date:7/28/2014)... students seem to be satisfied with the healthier school lunches ... school officials. , , New meal standards -- issued by ... the fall of 2012. At the time, there was concern ... of their food. But the new study of nearly 600 ... "The updated meals standards are resulting in healthier meals for ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 ... the body and it’s considered to be conditionally essential ... stress and is an advanced recovery & Immune System ... all the glutamine your body produces, supplementing with additional ... removal of waste products in the body, digestion and ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- British researchers report that an alternative ... around. In their experiments, the scientists found that ... one person to the other than what is known ... exchange might suffice as a cultural substitute for the ... in the August issue of the American Journal ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... Parker Waichman LLP, a personal injury law firm ... heroes of 9/11 are never forgotten, comments that the September ... According to a VCF message dated July 3, ... or before October 12, 2012 must file a Registration Form ... who were allegedly injured by the toxic dust cloud that ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 28, ... sleep apnea in children, but a new study confirms that ... they,re already overweight. The researchers said that,s a concern, ... health problems -- including, ironically, sleep apnea. But they,re not ... they said, doctors and parents should be aware that a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up From Students 2Health News:Betancourt Nutrition Introduces Glutamine Plus with Sustamine® L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine 2Health News:Betancourt Nutrition Introduces Glutamine Plus with Sustamine® L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine 3Health News:'Fist Bump' May Beat Handshake for Cleanliness 2Health News:'Fist Bump' May Beat Handshake for Cleanliness 3Health News:October 12, 2014 Deadline Approaching for 9/11 First Responders Suffering from Certain Cancers to Submit Their Registration to the VCF, Parker Waichman LLP Comments 2Health News:October 12, 2014 Deadline Approaching for 9/11 First Responders Suffering from Certain Cancers to Submit Their Registration to the VCF, Parker Waichman LLP Comments 3Health News:Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain 2Health News:Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain 3
... kids and adolescents who are otherwise healthy have inadequate levels ... preventing bone diseases such as rickets . ,The ... The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, US, who analysed 382 healthy ... ,The researchers assessed dietary and supplemental vitamin D intake, ...
... his colleagues found that the sizes and positioning of ... The male floral structures, anthers, release the pollen gradually, ... and butterflies that are often brilliantly colored to warn ... fruits they produce have brilliant colors and unusual shapes ...
... snack while driving then don't, for a new study has found ... ,Researchers at Brunel University carried out a study to ... any effect on a person's reflexes while driving. They found they ... a pedestrian walks in front of their car if doing so. ...
... reputation was getting a battering in the western media, the ... Zheng Xiaoyu , a former head of the countrys Food ... 6.5m yuan ($850,000; 425,400) in bribes and of dereliction of ... were linked to sub-standard medicines which had led to several ...
... the weekend, taking the death toll in the country worst hit ... . ,Indonesia has seen its toll from the deadly ... deaths occurred here. ,"A boy who died on July ... Ningrum, from the ministry's National Bird Flu Information Centre, told AFP. ...
... Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: BCRX) today announced that it has ... Administration (FDA) under the FDA's Special Protocol Assessment ... clinical trial of the oral formulation of the company's ... cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. ,A Special Protocol Assessment is ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Deficiency of Vitamin D Levels may Be Common in Healthy Kids 2Health News:Size and Position of Floral Anther Plays a Vital Role in Pollination 2Health News:Size and Position of Floral Anther Plays a Vital Role in Pollination 3Health News:Snacking While Driving Doubles Accident Rates 2Health News:Food Safety Chief Executed for Bribery in China 2Health News:Food Safety Chief Executed for Bribery in China 3Health News:Food Safety Chief Executed for Bribery in China 4Health News:Indonesia Confirms 81st Bird Flu Death 2Health News:BioCryst Receives Special Protocol Assessment for Fodosine 2
(Date:7/28/2014)... July 28, 2014 Southern Research Institute ... Ph.D., President and CEO of Southern Research Institute, ... Society (CRS) for the 2014-2015 term.  The inauguration ... July 12 in Chicago ... The Controlled Release Society is an ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... , July 28, 2014  A prospective study ... Sweden has validated the performance of ... and has associated volumetrically assessed breast density measurements ... Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention (DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-13-1219), the ... tool for widespread breast cancer risk assessment," was ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... July 28, 2014  Syneron Medical Ltd. (NASDAQ: ... announced today that its new PicoWay® device has received ... and colors and pigmented lesions on any skin type. ... with 532nm and 1064nm wavelengths, which utilizes Syneron,s proprietary ... pulses which are trillionths of a second, known as ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Arthur J. Tipton, Ph.D., Named President of Controlled Release Society 2Arthur J. Tipton, Ph.D., Named President of Controlled Release Society 3Karolinska Study Published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention Validates Strong Agreement for VolparaDensity across Mammography Systems from Multiple Manufacturers 2Karolinska Study Published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention Validates Strong Agreement for VolparaDensity across Mammography Systems from Multiple Manufacturers 3Karolinska Study Published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention Validates Strong Agreement for VolparaDensity across Mammography Systems from Multiple Manufacturers 4Syneron Announces CE Mark for PicoWay Dual Wavelength Picosecond Laser for Tattoo Removal and Treatment of Pigmented Lesions 2Syneron Announces CE Mark for PicoWay Dual Wavelength Picosecond Laser for Tattoo Removal and Treatment of Pigmented Lesions 3Syneron Announces CE Mark for PicoWay Dual Wavelength Picosecond Laser for Tattoo Removal and Treatment of Pigmented Lesions 4
... While media worldwide report almost on a weekly ... new USDA study finds that olive polyphenols can inactivate ... many of today,s most deadly food poisoning occurrences. ... Albany, California, Western Regional Center, a group of USDA ...
... and pharmacy organizations are teaming up to promote ... mouth, a side effect commonly caused by taking ... can contribute to oral dryness, including antihistamines (for ... decongestants, pain medications, diuretics and antidepressants.  In its ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Scientists at USDA Says CREAGRI HIDROX® Effective Against Staphylococcus aureus Bacteria and Staphylococcus Enterotoxin A 2Dentists, Pharmacists Raise Awareness of Medication-Induced Dry Mouth 2Dentists, Pharmacists Raise Awareness of Medication-Induced Dry Mouth 3Dentists, Pharmacists Raise Awareness of Medication-Induced Dry Mouth 4Dentists, Pharmacists Raise Awareness of Medication-Induced Dry Mouth 5
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: