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School Absence Because of Secondhand Smoke Exposure

| September 5, 2011

cheap marshal cigaretteChildren who live with smokers miss more school due to illness than those who live in households with non-smokers, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. Researchers analyzed data from the 2005 National Health Interview Survey that tracked, among other things, how many days of school children aged 6 to11 missed and the reason for their absence.

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Tobacco Smoke – The Main Risk of ADHD

| October 28, 2010

cheap cigarettes onlineExposure to environmental Marlboro cigarettes smoke in childhood increases the odds of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but the magnitude of risk seen with elevated serum cotinine levels varies by race, according to research published online Sept. 20 in Pediatrics.

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Smoke-Free Legislation can Protect Kids from Secondhand Smoke Exposure

| June 7, 2010

amoke-free placesLaws promoting smoke-free public places can be very effective in protecting kids from secondhand smoke, according to a new study. Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) have found that children and adolescents living in non-smoking homes in counties with smoke-free public places have significantly lower levels of a common biomarker of secondhand smoke exposure than those living in counties with no smoke-free laws.

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