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Secondhand Smoke Tied to Kids' Poor Mental Health

(12/21/2010)

By Lynne Peeples
Reuters
December 8, 2010

According to a new British study, kids who breathe secondhand smoke are more likely to struggle with mental health problems, although it is unclear whether the tobacco fumes actually take a toll on children's brains or something else. Researchers say more studied are needed before any conclusions are made, but these results strengthen the idea that secondhand smoke and even prenatal exposure to smoke, causes mental health issues.

REad the full Reuters article: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6B75VR20101208


Keywords: secondhand smoke, kids, poor mental health



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