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By On July 24th, 2014

Smoking During Pregnancy Associated With Hightened ADHD Risk

It is no secret that smoking is bad for your health and smoking while pregnant presents dangers for both you and your child. But, a new study has found yet another way smoking during pregnancy could cause long-term problems for your children. The study, published July 21 in the journal Pediatrics, says that children born…

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By On May 14th, 2013

Peppers Could Reduce Parkinson’s Risk

Several studies have examined the fact that smokers are less likely to develop Parkinson’s disease and now researchers believe that it could be due to “a neuroprotective effect of nicotine.” Trading for cancer risks and lung disease isn’t a great way to avoid Parkinson’s, however, so experts recently examined the effect of consuming vegetables in…

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