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Is second hand smoke related to learning disabilities in a preemie?
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Maybe
Not sure data available to absolutely prove or disprove it, but common sense.

In brief: Maybe
Not sure data available to absolutely prove or disprove it, but common sense.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology
In brief: Too complex
How premature and why? Many children born early or exposed to substances in utero will have learning problems.
Poor nutrition and exposure to toxins in infancy can also slow brain development. Lead exposure can be detrimental as can medications such as phenobarbital. Tobacco exposure is more likely to result in chronic asthma or other lung problems.

In brief: Too complex
How premature and why? Many children born early or exposed to substances in utero will have learning problems.
Poor nutrition and exposure to toxins in infancy can also slow brain development. Lead exposure can be detrimental as can medications such as phenobarbital. Tobacco exposure is more likely to result in chronic asthma or other lung problems.
Dr. William Goldie
Dr. William Goldie
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