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Smoking may cause psychological problems

June 29, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A new study suggests women who smoke during pregnancy increase the risk of their child developing psychological problems.Researchers found fetuses may be exposed to harmful substances that may affect behavior later in life, making children prone to lying cheating, bulling and disobedience.

A related study found that babies exposed to second-hand smoke may be at increased risk of developing weight problems later in life, even if their mothers don't smoke.


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