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Hispanic youth may be more tempted to smoke than other kids

(Reuters Health) - The appeal of smoking for children and teens may be tied at least in part to their race or ethnicity, a recent U.S. study suggests. SEE ALSO: You shouldn't order this kind of meat at a restaurant Plenty of previous research has found disparities in smoking habits, with white and Hispanic youth more likely to start smoking and develop a daily habit than black kids, said lead study author Sherine El-Toukhy, at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.
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