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.

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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.

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.