11 Jul Second hand smoke linked to an increased risk of hearing loss
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In a previous post, we discussed how smoking can increase your risk for hearing loss.
But did you know that secondhand smoke can increase the risk of hearing loss in adolescents and children?
Check out this summary from CBC of a researcher who found that exposure to second hand smoke lead to a two-fold increase in risk for hearing loss in adolescents: http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/story/2011/07/18/hearing-loss-secondhand-smoke.html