Study examines school-nurse-led smoking-cessation programs

10/19/2011 | Reuters

A study in the journal Pediatrics found that nearly 11% of teens who attended nurse-led smoking-cessation counseling sessions had quit smoking within three months, compared with 6% of those who received only information pamphlets. Between 13% and 17% had stopped smoking after a year, whether they received counseling or not. The findings were based on the work of nurses at 35 high schools in Massachusetts and around 1,000 teens who wanted to quit smoking.

View Full Article in:

Reuters

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Product Development Manager, Disposable Medical Products
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
ASAHI INTECC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Vice President of Regulatory Affairs
Pentec Health
Boothwyn, PA
Sr Coordinator Clinical Research (US/TA/00/0073/SL) - 1400000AQX
Abbott
Santa Clara, CA
Senior Director, Biostatistics
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA