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Doctors ill equipped to confront parent smoking

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Parents quit smoking!

With the growing concerns of children's exposure to secondhand smoke, it has become more critical than ever to involve health care providers such as pediatricians in educating parents about the potential hazardous health consequences.

Almost 60 percent of U.S. children ages 3 to 11 -- approximately 22 million children --are exposed to secondhand smoke daily