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Doctors should warn kids about tobacco

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BOSTON (WHDH) -- Children and teens may get the message about the dangers of smoking if they hear it from their doctor.

The United States preventive Services Task Force now recommends doctors educate their patients about tobacco.

The influential group of physicians says children and teens are less likely to start smoking if their doctors tell them about the risks of tobacco.

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