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A new study finds parents greatly underestimate their children’s exposure to secondhand smoke. While 13 percent of parents said their children were recently exposed to cigarette smoke, blood tests showed the rate was 55 percent.

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Many American children with asthma are exposed to secondhand smoke, and experience health problems as a result, according to a new study.

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Almost half of apartment residents say they can smell secondhand smoke from their neighbors in their own homes, a new survey suggests.

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A new study suggests that girls are more likely than boys to be affected by exposure to secondhand smoke.

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Exposure to smoking before and after birth is a risk factor for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, according to a new study. The number-one risk factor is still tummy sleeping, the study concluded.

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Exposure to secondhand smoke increases the risk of wheezing and asthma in children and teens by at least 20 percent, according to a review of previous studies.

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The Maryland Senate is debating a bill that would ban smoking in vehicles with passengers who are younger than 8.

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More than one-fifth of middle and high school students were exposed to secondhand smoke in cars in 2009, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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A new study estimates 2.5 million children under age 12 in California are at risk of exposure to secondhand smoke.

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Children who live with smokers miss more school days due to illnesses including ear infections and chest colds compared with those who live in smoke-free homes, a new study suggests.

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