20 May '12, 1pm

Children at risk of long-term health issues from passive smoking - #passivesmoking #healthissues

Cigarette Smoke via Shutterstock Children exposed to passive smoking risk in long-term health problems even if they turn out to be non-smokers, a new study claims. Research over more than 30 years has been carried out into how respiratory problems can be caused by breathing in other people's smoke, especially children of smokers. Now, a new study from American researchers shows the dangers of coughing and wheezing from passive smoking go on beyond childhood, even if the youngsters never smoke themselves. The study, conducted by University of Arizona (UoA) researchers, is being discussed at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference, which is being held in San Francisco. Juliana Pugmire, MPH, DrPH., a research specialist from UoA says, "This study shows that exposure to parental smoking increases the risk of persistence of respiratory symptoms from childho...

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