Secondhand Smoke Might Triple Child's Risk Of ADHD, Study Says

April 6, 2015 9:45 PM

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Secondhand Smoke Might Triple Child's Risk Of ADHD, Study Says

(Reuters) - Children exposed to tobacco smoke at home are up to three times more likely to have attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) as unexposed kids, according to a new study from Spain.

The association was stronger for kids with one or more hours of secondhand smoke exposure every day, the authors found. And the results held when researchers accounted for parents’ mental health and other factors.

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