Thursday, March 25, 2010

Obesity and Passive Smoking Reduce Oxygen Supply to Unborn Baby

ScienceDaily (Mar. 18, 2010) — Babies born to mothers with obesity and/or exposed to passive smoking are more likely to have health problems than others. This conclusion is based on evidence of elevated levels of nucleated red blood cells in the umbilical cord reported in the International Journal of Food Safety, Nutrition and Public Health.

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I changed the "and" to "and/or" because it sounded like both factors needed to be present, which was not the case.


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