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ADHD, learning issues may be linked to secondhand smoke


Children exposed to secondhand smoke in their homes face a higher risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, other behavioral problems and learning disorders, a new study finds, Everyday Health reports. The research doesn’t definitively prove that tobacco smoke can harm children’s brains, and it doesn’t say how much smoke is too much. However, it does add to the evidence that children may be especially vulnerable to the effects of smoke exposure…

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