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Prim Care. 1998 Mar;25(1):123-35.

Nicotine dependency and adolescents: preventing and treating.

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  • 1Department of Adolescent Health, American Medical Association, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Abstract

Teenage tobacco use is an increasingly prevalent health problem in this country. Three thousand teenagers become regular smokers each day. This article reviews adolescent tobacco use and its health dangers; a brief-office intervention for tobacco cessation in adolescents is described.

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9469919
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