Posted by: audreybenenati | April 19, 2010

Secondhand smoke damages arteries in teens: study


(Reuters) – Children as young as 13 who have evidence of secondhand smoke in their blood also have visibly thicker arteries, Finnish researchers reported on Tuesday.

Their study suggests that the damage caused by secondhand tobacco smoke starts in childhood and causes measurable damage by the teen years.

Read the rest at http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6214P920100302

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