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Exposure to secondhand smoke can lead to hearing loss in teenagers, who often don’t realize they have hearing difficulties, a new study suggests.

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Children who breathe in secondhand smoke at home are more likely to develop attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, learning disorders and other behavior problems, compared with children who grow up in smoke-free homes, a new study suggests.

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A new study suggests that preteens who are exposed to secondhand smoke may develop nicotine dependence themselves.

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Secondhand smoke appears to raise blood pressure in boys, but not girls, according to a new study. The findings suggest that the effects of tobacco smoke on the cardiovascular system begin at an early age.

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Being exposed to secondhand smoke in an enclosed space such as a car has a direct impact on the brain and may increase cravings among smokers, a new study suggests. The authors say that this exposure in children might increase the chance they will become smokers in their teen years.

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Living or working with smokers may increase a pregnant woman’s risk of having a stillbirth, a new study suggests. Pregnant women who breathe in secondhand smoke are also more likely to give birth to babies who weigh less, compared to mothers not exposed to the smoke.

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Every state could have a smoking ban in restaurants, bars and workplaces by 2020, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicted this week.

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Children and teens who breathe in secondhand smoke are more likely to develop symptoms of mental health problems including major depressive disorder and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, a new study finds.

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A study of 74 countries by Canadian researchers found that as women acquire improved status, they’re more likely to take up smoking and risk smoking-related

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In a move that surprised officials in multiple states, Florida Governor Rick Scott proposed eliminating a long-awaited “pill mill” database designed to combat prescription drug

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