Smoking and Children's Health
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 97 , Segment 4
Episode: Greek Debt, Secret Millionaire's Club, Smoking, Giggles
- Jul 7, 2015 9:00 pm
- 16:44 mins
Pregnant women are generally well-aware that smoking is bad for their baby. But there’s not been much research to date on what exposure to second-hand smoke does to the bodies of young children. Psychologist Linda Pagani has found a strong link between that exposure and obesity in children. She’s a professor of psychoeducation at the University of Montreal, where she’s also a senior investigator at St. Justine’s Children’s Hospital. Her study on Smoke Exposure and Metabolic Risk appeared this month in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research.