There may be a new health risk for second hand smokers to consider when lighting up around kids.

FOX's Colleen Cappon has more in today's Housecall for Health:

More bad news for parents who smoke.  A new study suggests that kids who live in households with smokers are more likely to get ear infections and have hearing problems.

The data from the archives of pediatrics and adolescent medicine showed that when moms lit up, kids were almost twice as likely to need surgery for recurrent ear infections or similar problems.

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Housecall for health. I'm Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.