Smoke increases kid's risk of heart disease

March 25, 2015 1:59 PM

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(CNN)- There is a growing body of evidence that children's exposure to smoking increases their risk of heart disease as an adult.

Researchers in a study out this week in the journal Circulation, found that simply having a parent who smoked, but tried to limit their child's exposure to their smoking, increased a child's risk of heart disease as an adult by nearly twice that of a child whose parents didn't smoke at all.

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