Tag Archive: smoking cessation

Feb 6 2019

E-cigarettes, JUUL and Vaping: What Pediatric Health Care Providers Need to Know

Editor’s Note: This guest blog by Brian Jenssen, MD, MSHP, originally appeared on the PolicyLab website. Dr. Jenssen is a faculty member at PolicyLab, an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania, a practicing primary care pediatrician at CHOP, and Medical Director of Value-Based Care for CHOP’s Care Network (a primary care network for 260,000 pediatric patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey). His research involves the use of clinical decision support systems and population health management techniques to protect children from secondhand smoke exposure and tobacco use.

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Apr 15 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Genetic Superheroes, Excess Bone, and Secondhand Smoke

CHOP Research NewsThis week’s stories have elements that sound like fiction, but all are real, new scientific and medical findings: A condition that turns the body’s soft tissues into bone has new hope for a future treatment. Genetic superheroes walk among us, and they may not even know it. And pediatricians may have a tool to double their success in helping their patients’ parents quit smoking.

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