Secondary smoke

Secondhand smoke is a mixture of the smoke that comes from the burning end of a cigarette, cigar, or pipe, and the smoke breathed out by the smoker. It contains more than 7,000 chemicals. Hundreds of those chemicals are ...1

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Complications of Secondary smoke

Secondhand smoke causes heart disease, lung cancer, and stroke in adults,4 and can cause a number of health problems in infants and children, including:5

In ...2

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Causes List for Secondary smoke

Some possible causes of Secondary smoke or similar disorders may include:3

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Prevention of Secondary smoke

You can reduce your baby's exposure to cigarette smoke by:

  • keeping the car and home smoke-free zones;
  • designating outside smoking areas away from open windows and doors;
  • smoking after feeding baby, not before;
  • change your and your baby's clothing ...
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Research for Secondary smoke

Even if you donít smoke, a new study shows, secondhand smoke affects your brain much as it does a smokerís. Itís one more reason to steer clear of secondhand smoke in cars and other enclosed spaces. A ...4

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Treatments

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References

  1. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ secondhandsmoke.html
  2. Source: Healthy People (DHHS): healthypeople.gov/ 2020/ topics-objectives/ topic/ tobacco-use
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: NIH News in Health (NIH): newsinhealth.nih.gov/ issue/ jun2011/ capsule1

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