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It is well known that secondhand smoke can cause serious health problems in children. Yet about 40% of them are still exposed to tobacco. We see evidence of this in our own Emergency Department (ED). About 22% of total visits › Continue Reading

A new study shows that young teens, ages 12-15, diagnosed with both ADHD and conduct disorder (aggressive, destructive or deceitful behavior), are three-to-five times more likely to use alcohol and tobacco. “Early onset of substance abuse is a significant public › Continue Reading