The Community Preventive Services Task Force is an independent, non-federal, uncompensated body of public health and prevention experts which recently recommended mobile phone based tobacco cessation interventions
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mHealth Research Digest with Tim Bredrup Preventing depression during adolescence may reduce health problems in adulthood. Mobile phones make it possible to deliver prevention programs scalable to a variety of large populations. Researchers at the University of Auckland in New Zealand used these concepts to develop and test an intervention for adolescents focused on preventing […]
The National Cancer Institute recently introduced a new smoking cessation support program called Smokefree TXT, geared toward teenagers.