Tobacco Use as a Health Disparity: What Can Pediatric Clinicians Do?
AbstractTobacco use is a global health crisis, and has a tremendous and negative impact on health and wellbeing. Tobacco use disproportionately affects members of vulnerable populations, and by acting on multiple socioecological levels, serves to perpetuate and reinforce cycles of poverty. Members of the pediatric medical community can play a key role in interrupting cycles of tobacco use. Providers can serve as powerful allies to vulnerable communities by treating tobacco use in caregivers, counseling youth against using tobacco products, protecting children from the impact of secondhand smoke exposure, and advocating for economic, social, and health policies to disrupt intergenerational smoking. View Full-Text
Share & Cite This Article
Marbin, J.N.; Gribben, V. Tobacco Use as a Health Disparity: What Can Pediatric Clinicians Do? Children 2019, 6, 31.
Marbin JN, Gribben V. Tobacco Use as a Health Disparity: What Can Pediatric Clinicians Do? Children. 2019; 6(2):31.Chicago/Turabian Style
Marbin, Jyothi N.; Gribben, Valerie. 2019. "Tobacco Use as a Health Disparity: What Can Pediatric Clinicians Do?" Children 6, no. 2: 31.
Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.