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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).
  • Asthma.
  • Decreased lung function.
  • Pneumonia and bronchitis.
  • Sinus problems.
  • Ear infections.
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