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Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Allergies

The Question: Does childhood environmental tobacco smoke exposure increase the chances of developing allergies? The Study: A meta-analysis (review of 28 studies) looked at the impact of second-hand tobacco...
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Attractive Cigarette Packaging

The Question: Do cigarette package claims influence the product’s appeal to teens? The Study: Nearly 7,650 teenagers were shown a pair of cigarette packages-one pack with terms such as...
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Smoking Stinks

Children who find secondhand smoke unpleasant are less likely to become smokers than peers who don’t find secondhand smoke unpleasant. That’s the conclusion of a study of high-risk, ethnically...
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