Studies: Second-Hand Smoke Exposure Drops But Early Life Exposure Linked to Behavioral and Health Problems

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Early-life exposure to second-hand smoking could lead to behavioral and health problems later in life.

American kids can breathe a sigh of relief, according to a study out today in the journal Pediatrics that finds their exposure to second-hand smoke at home has dropped significantly since the mid-1990s.

 

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Link Between SIDS And Serotonin Levels

Link Between SIDS And Serotonin Levels 

New research has shown that SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) may be caused by an imbalance in serotonin.
Conducted by the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, tests were done on mice and has shown that this may be a clue into understanding SIDS. There are about 2,500 cases of SIDS reported each year in the U.S. The majority of deaths occur in infants between 2 and 4 months old.

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