This article discusses clinical considerations for and summarizes national data on alcohol and cigarette use among male adolescents and young adults. It is the third in a series of four adolescent male health columns authored by Jane Park and David Breland for the American Journal of Men’s Health.
February 11, 2007
M. Jane Park, David J. Breland
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