Secondhand Smoke (cont.)
Secondhand Smoke and Children
Lung disease and respiratory infections are not the only risks suffered by
children and infants who are exposed to passive smoke. Passive smoking also
worsens asthma in children, increases their risk for the development of
ear infections, and increases the risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
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