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Contact: Karen Teber
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Georgetown University Medical Center

Children of Nicotine-Addicted Parents More Likely to Become Heavy Smokers

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Caption: The more time a child is exposed to a parent addicted to smoking, the more likely the youth will not only take up cigarettes but also become a heavy smoker, according to a new study published May 12 by Pediatrics. Georgetown University's Dr. Darren Mays discusses his study.

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