(HealthDay News) -- There's no safe amount of exposure to secondhand smoke, which can cause lung and heart problems among people who don't smoke.
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The womenshealth.gov website says secondhand smoke poses these increased risks to infants and children:
- Low birth weight, weak lungs and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
- Pneumonia or bronchitis.
- More frequent ear infections.
- Coughing and wheezing.
- Worsening asthma symptoms.
- Being sick more frequently than kids who aren't exposed to secondhand smoke.
-- Diana Kohnle
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