Dangers of Second Hand Smoking
Many smokers mistakenly believe that they are the only ones risking their health when they smoke. Anyone in the vicinity is at risk from second-hand smoke, especially those who live with the smoker....
Exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke causes disease, disability, and death.
The health risks of second-hand smoke are a matter of scientific consensus.
Mar 5, 2015 ... Non-smokers who breathe in secondhand smoke take in nicotine and ... Whether
SHS increases the risk of breast cancer is still being studied.
Mar 5, 2014 ... Secondhand smoke contains more than 7000 chemicals. Hundreds are toxic and
about 70 can cause cancer.
We can all intuitively appreciate the dangers
of second hand smoke
(breathing in the smoke
from a person near you who is smoking
). Third hand smoke
is traces cigarette or cigar use that remain in the environment after a person has put out the cigarette or cigar. These... More »
In addition, the longer you are around secondhand smoke, the greater the level
of harmful substances in your body. As a result, you might have an increased risk
Secondhand smoke is dangerous to anyone who breathes it in. There is no safe
amount of secondhand smoke. It contains over 7,000 harmful chemicals, at least
Sep 12, 2014 ... While you probably know smoking is bad for you, it's important to realize it's also
dangerous for those near you. Learn the effects of secondhand ...
Secondhand smoke is a serious health hazard causing more than 41000 deaths
per year. It can cause or make worse a wide range of damaging health effects ...
There is no safe exposure to secondhand smoke. Learn the health effects of
secondhand smoke at BeTobaccoFree.gov.