second hand smoke 

Secondhand Smoke Can Lead to ADHD, Study Shows

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Here's one more reason to stop smoking. Credit: AP Here's another reason for moms-to-be to quit smoking and order others to keep their cigs out of their homes: Secondhand smoke could boo...
Kids of mothers who breathed in secondhand smoke while they were pregnant experienced serious side effects.

Parents' Smoking Can Increase Children's Blood Pressure

Secondhand smoke can cause high blood pressure in young kids. Credit: Getty Forget about lung cancer causing harm in the distant future. Your smoking may hurt your child before he hits grade school. A new study shows breathing tob...Another reason to quit smoking: You could be giving your young kids high blood pressure.

Moms quit smoking during pregnancy only to start again

Smoking is a hard habit to break, there's no doubt about it. In fact, according to USA Today, only 10 to 20% of people who try quitting succeed. But expectant mothers have a reason to quit smoking that goes beyond their own health -- smoking during p...

Ontario to ban smoking in cars

It looks like Canadians are on the bandwagon with several states in the U.S. in the war against smoking. Authorities in Ontario are moving to ban smoking in cars when children are present. Offenders will be fined $247 if caught in the act of smoki...

Pregnant Mom's smoke can cause psychological problems?

It's no secret that cigarette smoking can cause a plethora of physical health problems for parents and the kids who get too close to their second-hand toxins, but a new study says that Mom's smoking can also cause psychological problems for kids. A ...

Parental cigarette use is 'double whammy' for children

A study in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology explored smoking, heavy drinking, and marijuana use across three generations. It found that the children of a parent who uses any of these substances are more likely to smoke, binge drink, or use ma...


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