Health Tip: Secondhand Smoke Puts Babies at Risk
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By Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Babies are particularly sensitive to the harmful effects of secondhand smoke, researchers have found.
The University of Michigan Health System says secondhand smoke makes babies more prone to:
- Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
- Decreased lung function.
- Pneumonia and bronchitis.
- Sinus problems.
- Ear infections.
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