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Even more than growing up in a home where the mother smokes, prenatal exposure to smoke may predispose children to early smoking experimentation.

Source:  Cornelius, M., Leech, S., Goldschmidt, L., and Day, N. (2000) Prenatal tobacco exposure: Is it a risk factor for early tobacco experimentation? Nicotine & Tobacco Research 2:45-52. (Reported in NIDA Notes, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2001.)


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It is well known that second-hand smoke makes a child's athma more severe than it would be otherwise, and increases the child's risk of pneumonia, bronchitis, and fluid in the middle ear.
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