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Secondhand smoke linked to infertility and early menopause

Many studies have associated smoking with infertility and early menopause, but less research has been done on secondhand smoke, according to Andrew Hyland, chair of health behavior at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y. So he and his colleagues … Continue reading

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Give your baby a healthy smile: Don’t smoke

Secondhand smoke is known to be linked to a number of health problems, and here’s another one: cavities in baby teeth. That’s the conclusion of a study out of Japan, published in the journal BMJ. Researchers analyzed data for 76,920 … Continue reading

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Smoking around toddlers as harmful as smoking during pregnancy

You shouldn’t need more data on the dangers of smoking, but here’s some anyway. A study published in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research finds that smoking around your toddler may be just as harmful to your child as smoking during … Continue reading

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For a healthy baby, open a window

Here’s one for the “who knew?” files. A study published in the April 2013 issue of the American Journal of Public Health finds that opening windows at home may help pregnant women reduce their risk for preterm birth or low … Continue reading

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