Posts Tagged "learning disabilities"

Passive Smoking Linked to ADHD, Learning Disabilities in Children

Posted on Sep 8, 2011 in Health Optimization

By Roberta Seldon Passive smoking, or secondhand smoke, can lead to ADHD and learning disabilities in children, according to a new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics, CNN reports. According to CNN, the new study found that children exposed to passive smoking in the home had a 50 percent increased risk — compared with children who were not exposed at home — of developing at least two neurobehavioral disorders. The study, conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Center for Health Statistics, estimates that nearly five million...

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