Prenatal smoke exposure may affect children's reading skills

11/18/2012 | Reuters

Children whose mothers smoked more than a pack of cigarettes a day during pregnancy scored 21% lower on reading comprehension tests compared with children of nonsmoking mothers, according to a study in The Journal of Pediatrics. Despite taking into account other factors that may affect children's reading ability, the difference in test scores remained, researchers said.

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