Affiliation: American Academy of Pediatrics
- The effects of tobacco exposure on children's behavioral and cognitive functioning: implications for clinical and public health policy and future researchMichael Weitzman
American Academy of Pediatrics, Center for Child Health Research, Rochester, NY, USA
Neurotoxicol Teratol 24:397-406. 2002..These findings are explored and their implications for child health policy and practice, and for research, are discussed...
- Association between infant breastfeeding and early childhood caries in the United StatesHiroko Iida
Department of Dentistry, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
Pediatrics 120:e944-52. 2007..The objective of this study was to assess the potential association of breastfeeding and other factors with the risk for early childhood caries among young children in the United States...
- The co-occurrence of maternal depressive symptoms and smoking in a national survey of mothersMegan Kavanaugh
American Academy of Pediatrics, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
Ambul Pediatr 5:341-8. 2005..Both maternal smoking and depression are common and can adversely impact child health and functioning, yet few studies have explored their co-occurrence among mothers...
- Tobacco smoke exposure is associated with the metabolic syndrome in adolescentsMichael Weitzman
American Academy of Pediatrics Center for Child Health Research, Rochester, NY, USA
Circulation 112:862-9. 2005..This study evaluates the association of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure and active smoking with the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in US adolescents...
- Elevated blood pressure and decreased cognitive function among school-age children and adolescents in the United StatesMarc B Lande
Golisano Children s Hospital at Strong, Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
J Pediatr 143:720-4. 2003..Cognitive tests were compared for children with elevated and normal BP. Linear regression was used to evaluate the relation between elevated BP and decreased test scores...
- Prenatal tobacco smoke and postnatal secondhand smoke exposure and child neurodevelopmentMelissa Herrmann
Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016 6497, USA
Curr Opin Pediatr 20:184-90. 2008..To review the recent scientific literature examining the association of prenatal tobacco and postnatal secondhand smoke exposure and child neurodevelopment...
- State-of-the-art interventions for office-based parental tobacco controlJonathan P Winickoff
General Pediatrics Division, MGH Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, and Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, 50 Staniford St, Suite 901, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Pediatrics 115:750-60. 2005..Ongoing research will help determine how best to implement parental smoking-cessation strategies more widely in a variety of child health care settings...
- Prenatal and postnatal environmental tobacco smoke exposure and children's healthJoseph R DiFranza
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
Pediatrics 113:1007-15. 2004....
- Addressing parental smoking in pediatrics and family practice: a national survey of parentsJonathan P Winickoff
MGH Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Program, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Pediatrics 112:1146-51. 2003..No prior parent surveys have assessed national rates of screening and counseling for parental tobacco use in the context of their child's visit to primary care...
- US adult attitudes and practices regarding smoking restrictions and child exposure to environmental tobacco smoke: changes in the social climate from 2000-2001Robert C McMillen
Social Science Research Center, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi 39762, USA
Pediatrics 112:e55-60. 2003..The objective of this study was to describe the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of smokers and nonsmokers regarding smoking bans and child ETS exposure in multiple public and private settings and to report changes from 2000-2001...
- Tobacco promotion and the initiation of tobacco use: assessing the evidence for causalityJoseph R DiFranza
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
Pediatrics 117:e1237-48. 2006..We sought to determine whether there is evidence of a causal link between exposure to tobacco promotion and the initiation of tobacco use by children...
- Youth tobacco use: a global perspective for child health care cliniciansAlexander V Prokhorov
Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
Pediatrics 118:e890-903. 2006..In addition, we provide a review of currently available funding opportunities for development and implementation of youth tobacco-control programs...
- Barriers to health care research for children and youth with psychosocial problemsSarah McCue Horwitz
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College St, Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
JAMA 288:1508-12. 2002..This lack of attention has occurred despite considerable attention to this issue in the planning documents of many federal agencies...
- Child health care clinicians' use of medications to help parents quit smoking: a national parent surveyJonathan P Winickoff
Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Pediatrics 115:1013-7. 2005..No prior survey has assessed the acceptability to parents of receiving smoking cessation medication prescriptions in the context of their child's primary care visits...