May 14, 2014
Children Of Nicotine-Addicted Parents More Likely To Become Heavy Smokers
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The more time a child is exposed to a parent addicted to smoking, the more likely the youth will not only take up cigarettes but also become a heavy smoker, according to a new study published May 12 by Pediatrics. Georgetown University’s Dr. Darren Mays discusses his study.
Credit: Georgtetown University / American Heart Association