Link Between Tobacco Smoke And Behavioral Problems In Boys With Asthma Strengthened With New Study

Friday, December 5, 2008 - 11:22 in Health & Medicine

Boys with asthma who are exposed to environmental tobacco smoke have higher degrees of hyperactivity, aggression, depression and other behavioral problems, according to researchers. The researchers said behavioral problems increase along with higher exposure levels, but they added even low levels of tobacco smoke may be detrimental to behavior.

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