The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke: A Report of the Surgeon General


Subject:
Drugs & Medications by Type , Diseases & Conditions , Smoking & Tobacco , Nicotine/Tobacco

Description:
This scientific report "concludes that there is no risk-free level of exposure to secondhand smoke. Nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke at home or work increase their risk of developing heart disease by 25 to 30 percent and lung cancer by 20 to 30 percent." Includes the full report, a summary, press releases, and links to related fact sheets and sites. From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Publisher:
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/secondhandsmoke/


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