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ADHD Caused By Mothers Smoking

New research links exposure to tobacco smoke before birth and lead during childhood to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.   The Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center reports that eliminating exposure to both could reduce ADHD cases in children ages 8 to … Continue reading

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NH begins effort to get mothers to stop smoking

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – New Hampshire is using Mother’s Day weekend to start a new effort to help mothers stop smoking. The state says it is focusing on mothers and women of childbearing age because tobacco affects the health of … Continue reading

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Newborns Exposed To Maternal Smoking More Irritable, Difficult To Soothe

ScienceDaily (Dec. 2, 2008) — Previous studies have shown that babies exposed to tobacco in utero are more likely to have a low birth weight and are at increased risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Now new research by … Continue reading

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