Second Hand Smoke Exposure and Obesity
By contactus@westboroughfamilydentist.com
May 17, 2016
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We all know the hazards of smoking and the potential dangers of second hand smoke. But a new study from the Medical College of Georgia has determined that exposure to second hand smoke is associated with a larger waist and poorer thinking skills in children who are overweight or obese to begin with.

Results showed that body fat percentages of children who were exposed to second-hand smoke were higher than those of overweight children without passive smoke exposure.

 

 

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