Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Poor Kids Exposed to More Secondhand Smoke

FRIDAY, April 3 (HealthDay News) — Poor children are exposed to more secondhand smoke than their wealthier counterparts, a new study has found. A big reason for this is that “poor kids are far more likely to live with multiple adult smokers than are non-poor kids,” said study author Dr. Michael Weitzman, a professor of pediatrics at New York University.

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