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No Second Chance for Secondhand Smoke

No smoking sign near children's playground in public park
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No smoking sign near children's playground in public park

We know that no level of tobacco smoke exposure is safe for pregnant moms or babies. Yet experts are still learning the extent of the damage done by this toxin. It may even be is linked to changes in how a baby’s genes are regulated and could cause developmental disorders and adult diseases.