Do You Smoke In The Car With Your Children Present?

From the Show: Healthy Children

Now, more than ever, it is important to adopt a strict smoke-free home and car policy to help reduce tobacco smoke exposure for children.

Air Date: 11/14/12
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Dr. Emara Nabi-Burza, MMBS
Dr. Emara Nabi-Burza is a researcher at the Center for Child and Adolescent Health Research and Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children. She received her degree in Medicine from India and Masters degree in Health Policy and Management from the Heller School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. Her current research focuses on addressing parental tobacco use in the pediatric health care setting.
    Do You Smoke In The Car With Your Children Present?

    The Surgeon General states that there is no safe level of tobacco smoke exposure. Tobacco smoke can contribute to an increased risk of respiratory infections, cancer and even death in children.

    Parents who smoke can help protect their children by adopting and following a strict smoke-free car policy.

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