Passive smoking causes irreversible damage to kids’ arteries

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Parenting/Kids News Headlines – Yahoo! News
Passive smoking causes irreversible damage to kids’ arteries

Employee of a bank smokes a cigarette at his workplace in PontevedraBy Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) – Exposure to second-hand smoke in childhood causes irreversible damage to children's arteries – increasing their risk of heart attacks or strokes when they grow up, according to a large international study published on Wednesday. The research, which lends weight to campaigns for smoking to be banned in private cars and homes, found passive smoking leads to a thickening of children's artery walls, adding some 3.3 years to the age of blood vessels by adulthood.

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