Passive smoking

What is Passive smoking?

Passive smoking is the inhalation of smoke, called second-hand smoke (SHS), or environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), by persons other than the intended "active" smoker. It occurs when tobacco smoke permeates any environment, causing its inhalation by people within that environment.

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I don't smoke but my friends do, and indirectly I am becoming a passive smoker. But I cannot stay away from them when we go out...

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Passive smoking is equally injuries as smoking...

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Do you know what percent of the general population have sensitivities and/or health conditions to tobacco smoke.

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Brief Answer:
Smoking is a toxin exposure

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I appreciate your concern

Smoking is generally injurious to health and...

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Hi, I am 16 weeks pregnant and have been caughing for about 2 months now, last night and again this morning I caughed up a grayish/blackish string...

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Hello, I would be happy to help you with your question.

Given the persistence of the cough for two months and the fact that it was made worse (in...

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