Passive smoke may lengthen hospital stay in babies with familial atopy

06/6/2013 | DoctorsLounge.com

In babies with a family history of atopy, exposure to secondhand smoke was linked to a 23% increased length of hospital stay for a lower respiratory tract infection, according to a study of 451 mother-infant pairs published in the journal Annals of Asthma, Allergy & Immunology.

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