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Article Equates Kids' Exposure to Secondhand Smoke With Abuse

Despite of warnings by physicians that exposure to secondhand smoke leads to respiratory illnesses, many children around the world live in environments where adults regularly smoke. An article in the journal Annals of Family Medicine says it is time for doctors to start treating children’s exposure to secondhand smoke as abuse, much like physical punishment or neglect.   The author, professor Adam Goldstein of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, says secondhand...

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