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American Academy of Pediatrics

Children Held Captive in Smoky Vehicles

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Caption: Children in a car may be involuntarily and intensely exposed to more than 400 toxic chemicals. A study presented May 1, 2011, at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting surveyed parents on whether they enforce a strict smoke-free car rule. See the full news release here.

Credit: Jonathan P. Winickoff, M.D., MassGeneral Hospital for Children

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