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Secondhand smoke can cause illness and disease in nonsmokers. Some of these conditions include lung cancer, heart disease, respiratory illnesses such as asthma, SIDS, bronchitis, and pneumonia. Learn how you can protect yourself and your family from secondhand smoke exposure in the home environment and workplace.

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Terms related to Secondhand Smoke:

  • Dangers of Secondhand Smoke
  • Effects of Secondhand Smoke
  • Smoke, Secondhand