Smoking

Learn why teens start smoking, the risks to their health, and the social consequences. Here's how to know if your kid is smoking and how to help her quit.

Smoking and Breastfeeding

Cigarettes are just as dangerous for your little one as they are for you. If you're a smoker and a new nursing mom, here's what you need to know:

Smoke Signals: Talking to Your Child About Smoking

Start talking to your kid about smoking now and she'll be less tempted to try it later.

Smoking, Drinking, and Peer Pressure

Many 12-year-olds experiment with smoking and alcohol these days. Read on for tips on how to discuss this peer pressure with your child.

Study: Kids Who Lose a Parent to Death or Divorce Are More Likely to Smoke and Drink

Could losing a parent lead to bad behavior in teens? A new study found that kids with an absent parent are more likely to smoke and drink. Here's how to minimize the risk.