• Teens
    Teens and Smoking
    Mother Upset That Son Smokes
    A mother blames her son's girlfriend for his smoking habit. ...
  • Teens
    Teens and Smoking
    Kids and Smoking
    When parents' suspicions are aroused, they may have to exercise their rights and obligations by invading their child's privacy. ...
  • Teens and vaping
    Teens
    Teens and Vaping: 5 Things Parents Need to Know
    Vaping, e-cigs, e-cigars, hookah, vape pens, and other electronic nicotine delivery systems are replacing cigarettes as the new fad for kids, teens and young adults. Since their U.S. introduction in 2007, "E-cigarette usage has doubled among midd...
    Cara Stevens
  • Teens
    Teens and Smoking
    Stamping Out Teen Smoking
    Stamping Out Teen SmokingTeen Smoking Rates Decline, but Quitting Is Still a ChallengeSixteen-year-old Haley A.'s New Year's resolution is to not criticize other people. As admirable asthat goal may be, Haley's mother wishes her daughter had made...
    Katy Abel
  • Teens
    Teens and Smoking
    When Your Teen is Smoking
    Don't punish your child for smoking. ...
  • Teens
    Teens and Smoking
    Fifteen-Year-Old Addicted to Cigarettes
    A person of any age can become addicted to cigarettes -- all too quickly. ...
  • Teens
    Teens and Smoking
    When Your Teen is Smoking
    Don't punish your child for smoking. ...
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World
  • Teens
    Quitting Smoking
    Tips for Teens: How to Quit Smoking
    Tips for Teens: How to Quit SmokingBrought to you by the National PTA. The American Lung Association offers teenagers the following tips to kick their smoking habits:Decide that you are really ready to quit. If you think a stop-smoking group wo...
  • Teens
    Teens and Smoking
    Smoking and Your Child
    Smoking and Your ChildYour eighth grader, who made anti-smoking posters in fifth grade, comes home smelling like stale smoke. You know her friends are smoking and you think she might try it, if she hasn't already. In addition to peer pressure, sh...
    Alvin Poussaint, M.D. and Susan Linn, Ed.D.
  • Teens
    Quitting Smoking
    Teenage Daughter Smokes
    Realistically, teens will more likely quit smoking because a potential boyfriend or girlfriend frowns on it than if you threaten to take the car. ...
  • Teens
    Teens and Smoking
    Fifteen-Year-Old Addicted to Cigarettes
    A person of any age can become addicted to cigarettes -- all too quickly. ...