Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Environmental Health Sciences-National Institute-Secondhand Smoke-Air Pollution

Early-life exposure to secondhand smoke affects girls more than boys, new study suggests

Epidemiologists with UC's Cincinnati Childhood Allergy and Air Pollution Study , funded by the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences , found that children exposed to high levels of secondhand smoke who also had allergic sensitizations during early childhood are at greater risk for decreased lung function at age 7 compared to children ... (more) read more..

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