WEDNESDAY, Sept. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Smoking bans help protect the health of children’s lungs, a new analysis shows.

The researchers reviewed 41 studies from North America, Europe and China, and found that anti-smoking measures were linked to a more than 18 percent decrease in childhood chest infections requiring hospital care, a nearly 10 percent decline in severe asthma attacks among children, and about a 4 percent drop in preterm births. But the study could not prove that the…

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