Smoking Exposure is Hazardous to Children: Young Finns Study

If you want to keep your kids hearts healthy…You might want to re-think exposing them to smoking. A Young-Finns study suggests that parents should not smoke if they want to provide the best long-term heart health for their children. The study has been tracking participants for 30 years and its researchers say the risk of developing carotid plaque –which contributes to hardening of the arteries – in adulthood, was almost two times higher for children who grew up with one or two smokers.


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