Transgenerational Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke

  title={Transgenerational Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke},
  author={Xavier Joya and Cristina Manzano and Airam-Tenesor {\'A}lvarez and Maria Mercadal and Francesc Torres and Judith Salat-Batlle and Osc{\'a}r Garc{\'i}a-Algar},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
Traditionally, nicotine from second hand smoke (SHS), active or passive, has been considered the most prevalent substance of abuse used during pregnancy in industrialized countries. Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) is associated with a variety of health effects, including lung cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Tobacco is also a major burden to people who do not smoke. As developing individuals, newborns and children are particularly vulnerable to the negative effects of SHS. In… CONTINUE READING