Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Healthy Tips: Avoid Secondhand Smoke

People who don't smoke but inhale secondhand smoke are expose to the same harmful chemicals as smokers, the American Cancer Society warns.
The Cancer society says secondhand smoke can cause these health troubles:

  • It Increased risk of heart disease.
  • It Increased risk of lung cancer.
  • Increased risk of respiratory troubles, such as pain in the chest, mucus, coughing and diminished lung function.
  • Increased risk of ear infections and lung infections in kids
  • Increased risk of asthma attacks.
  • Increased risk of giving birth to babies with low birth weight.

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