Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Growing Up Poor May Raise Odds for Smoking: Study

Health Day News, July 30, 2013

"Poor children are more likely than their wealthier counterparts to smoke cigarettes, but less likely to binge drink and no more likely to use marijuana, a new study reveals.
The Duke University researchers also found that economic struggles early in life -- such as family worries about paying bills or having to sell possessions for cash -- can reduce a child's self-control, even if they receive strong parenting during their teen years." Read More

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