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Protect Kids From Secondhand Smoke

In Local News on March 26, 2010 at 10:52 am

Children regularly exposed to tobacco smoke at home are more likely to develop early emphysema in adulthood, U.S. researchers say. Researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health suggest the lungs may not recover completely from the effects of early-life exposures to tobacco smoke.

Check out this video about how secondhand smoke effects kids. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXN3eWg0pi8

Now, encourage your friends and family to quit smoking not just for their own health, but for the health of their kids. Or if you smoke, you can call 1-800-QUIT-NOW to get free coaching and support to quit.

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