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Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy Tied to Behavior Woes in Kids

Women in study were not smokers. Children whose mothers were exposed to secondhand smoke while they were pregnant may be at greater risk for behavioral problems, according to a new study. continue reading »

Secondhand Smoke Puts Children at Risk for Meningitis

Review found smoking during pregnancy and in the home raised odds of dangerous bacterial infection. Exposure to secondhand smoke -- during their mother's pregnancy or later in continue reading »

Secondhand Smoke in Childhood Linked to Lung Disease Years Later

Study found it nearly doubled risk for breathing condition. Children exposed to secondhand smoke have nearly twice the risk of developing a lung condition called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease when the continue reading »

Secondhand Smoke Boosts Boys’ Blood Pressure

Study finds it puts them at risk for hypertension later in life. Boys who are exposed to secondhand smoke tend to have higher blood pressure levels than other boys continue reading »

Smoke-Free Laws Moving Ahead in U.S.

Government report finds half the states have enacted restrictions in workplaces, bars and restaurants. Smoking bans in workplaces, restaurants and bars across the United States are now in place continue reading »