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Health Tip: Secondhand Smoke Puts Babies at Risk

Of early death and other complications
(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). Asthma. Decreased lung function. Pneumonia and bronchitis. Sinus problems. Ear infections.
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