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FDA takes ‘pivotal step’ to reduce smoking rates, deaths

March 15, 2018

Read the Perspective from Harold Farber, MD, MSPH

In the Journals

E-cigarettes cause more harm than good on a population level

March 14, 2018
Although some adults may successfully quit smoking through the use of e-cigarettes, the number of those who benefit from the product is far outweighed by the number of
In the Journals

Opioids more commonly prescribed to teens with mental health concerns

March 13, 2018
Although rates of opioid prescribing for adolescents are low, those with anxiety, mood and neurodevelopmental disorders, as well as those with other mental health
In the Journals

HIV, STI intervention for teens on probation reduces sexual risk behaviors

March 9, 2018
Providing an intervention intended to prevent HIV, STIs, substance use and mental health concerns to youth placed on probation can reduce sexual risk behaviors in
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Substance Abuse Screening and Brief Intervention for Adolescents in Primary Care

Pediatric Annals, October 2014, Volume 43 Issue 10
Adolescent substance use is common and is associated with serious mental, physical, and social risks, warranting…
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Youth Suicide: August 2017

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals

Suicidal ideation and behavior, as well as death by suicide, in children and adolescents present a particularly…
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VIDEO: Leone: FDA regulating e-cigarettes reduces ‘potential for harm;’ ACP applauds decision

May 7, 2016
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