Nicotene exposure in pregnancy increases baby's heart risks for life

If a woman is pregnant – or trying to conceive – it’s more important than ever not to smoke – and to forgo the use nicotine replacement products in an effort to quit.

In a new study to be published Thursday in the British Journal of Pharmacology, doctors from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in California report that babies who are exposed to nicotine -  in any form - during pregnancy, have an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease as an adult.


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