Review finds support for prevention in anti-smoking programs

04/29/2013 | DailyRx.com

Interventions aimed at preventing nonsmoking children and teens from starting the habit resulted in a 12% decline in starting smoking after at least one year, compared to no programs, Canadian researchers found. They reviewed 64 studies and noted that programs that tried to change smoking behavior showed little to no improvement in smoking rates. The findings appear in The Cochrane Review.

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