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Awareness And Analysis Of Tobacco Advertising Can Help Prevent Teens Smoking

Medical News Today reports on research from the USA which suggests that:

Teens would be less likely to smoke by learning to view ads and other types of media more analytically, the results of a study in the current issue of Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine suggest.

The study provides some of the first quantitative evidence that training teens about the messages and motivations behind various types of media has the potential to reduce teen smoking. [more]

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