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Saturday, 15 October 2011

Some Reasons for not Smoking Near Children

Following another reason for parents not to smoke in front of children, even if able to stop the habit. Therefore, a new study found that babies exposed to smoke more at risk of bronchiolitis, regardless of their socioeconomic status.

Bronchiolitis is an infection of the respiratory pathway to the most serious in infants under 12 months old. This disease causes inflammation of bronchiolitis is the smallest airways in the lungs.

Researchers at the University of Liverpool also found that children exposed to cigarette smoke twice as likely to require oxygen therapy and five times more likely to require mechanical ventilation than children whose parents do not smoke.

"Exposure to tobacco smoke is a factor that could have been prevented by avoiding preventable child from disease. This study provides the first strong evidence that adverse health effects of smoking can be distinguished and legendary side of the health effects of social disadvantage," says Dr  from the Institute of Child Health


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