USPSTF draft guidelines urge physicians to discuss smoking with young patients

12/10/2012 | Reuters

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released draft guidelines urging physicians to counsel teens and school-aged children about the consequences of cigarette smoking and ways to handle peer pressure. The guidelines are modified from the agency's 2003 recommendations. "Smoking or nicotine addiction really is a pediatric disease that carries over into adulthood," said tobacco researcher Dr. Joseph DiFranza, who was not involved in developing the document.

View Full Article in:

Reuters

Published in Brief:

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