Health News for Our Children*

  • Smoking in Cars
    New Zealand medical researchers are calling for new laws to ban smoking in vehicles where children are passengers.
    Evidence proves second-hand smoke causes respiratory illnesses in children whose lungs are still developing. Particulate, or tiny airborne particles that can enter the lungs, can be trapped within a car and have been associated with negative health effects in air pollution studies. [INDEPENDENT ONLINE]

    This is another great reason to quit this habit, don't you think?

    Janet(quit smoking in 1983)