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Study Finds Smoke-Free Legislation Linked With Health Benefits For Children

Smoke-free laws are linked with substantial decreases in preterm births and children’s hospital visits for asthma, according to an international group of scientists. Pediatric hospital admissions for asthma and preterm births drop by 10 percent after smoke-free legislation is enacted, the researchers write in The Lancet. They reviewed 11 studies that…