Four New Dangers of Secondhand Tobacco Smoke to Nonsmokers Including
• How Nonsmokers Are At Serious Risk Even in
So-Called Smokefree Jurisdictions
• How E-Cigarettes Can Create Health Problems
for Nonsmokers in "No-Smoking" Areas
• The Newly-Discovered Dangers of Third Hand
Tobacco Smoke [Tobacco Smoke Residue]
• How the Breathe of Smokers Can Create Health
Problems for Nonsmokers, Especially Children
Sheet on Secondhand Smoke, Repace and Associates. Breathing
secondhand-smoke causes morbidity and mortality from cancer, heart
disease, and respiratory disease, as well as acute sensory irritation.
It causes the premature death of hundreds of thousands of nonsmokers
worldwide. Smoke-free buildings are the only remedy. Secondhand smoke
cannot be controlled by ventilation, air cleaning, or spatial
separation of smokers from nonsmokers.
Final Report Health
Effects of Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke. The
California Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Environmental
Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has developed a comprehensive
health assessment of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS). This overall
assessment of ETS includes chapters on respiratory health effects,
reproductive and developmental effects, cardiovascular effects,
cancers, and exposure measurement and prevalence.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has
issued what it describes as "the most comprehensive report on the
health risks of secondhand smoke ever conducted. For the convenience of
its members ASH has reproduced, IN
A FORM IN WHICH IT CAN EASILY BE DOWNLOADED, SEARCHED, AND REPRINTED,
a word-for-word copy of the entire Executive Summary. Also included --
and presented first on the page -- is a table showing the many
different diseases caused by ETS, and a chart showing the number of
people killed or made ill each year by ETS."
Linked to Increased Risk of Respiratory Problems Effect of passive
smoking on respiratory symptoms, bronchial responsiveness, lung
function, and total serum IgE in the European Community Respiratory
Health Survey: a cross-sectional studyChrister Janson, Susan Chinn,
Deborah Jarvis, Jan-Paul Zock, Kjell Torén, Peter Burney, for
the European Community Respiratory Health Survey. The
Smoking Leaflet : Distributed by ASH UK. The leaflet is intended as
legal next-steps guide for workers who have suffered ill health due to
exposure to secondhand smoke at work.
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