April 13, 2014
Health Tip: Secondhand Smoke Puts Babies at Risk
Of early death and other complications
(HealthDay News) -- Babies are particularly sensitive to the harmful effects of secondhand smoke, researchers have found.
The University of Michigan Health System says secondhand smoke makes babies more prone to:
- Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
- Decreased lung function.
- Pneumonia and bronchitis.
- Sinus problems.
- Ear infections.