passive smoke


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passive smoke

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Effect of passive smoke exposure on general anesthesia for pediatric dental patients.
Smokers have got no right to force non-smokers to passive smoke at any time or any place.
Passive smoke leads to higher risk of coronary heart disease and other health problems.
There was no significant association between duration of passive smoking exposure and occurrence of abortion among passive smoke exposure.
Our study shows that exposure to passive smoke in childhood causes a direct and irreversible damage to the structure of the arteries.
Results found that exposure to passive smoke when they were growing up almost doubled their risk for COPD and respiratory symptoms in adulthood.
Regarding the results on passive smoke exposure, there is a possibility of a spuriously statistically significant result because of multiple statistical testing, and the evidence can be considered suggestive of an association at best.
Dr Angie Brown said passive smoke can be as much as 23 times more toxic in a vehicle than in a house because of the confined space.
oIn 1986, passive smoke was declared a health hazard in the US .
The smoke-free policies implemented by the Dubai Health Authority will reduce passive smoke levels in public areas, improving community health and reducing demands on our health care system say local health professionals.
If passive smoke harms adults in pubs and clubs and the like, then passive smoke in the confines of a car - sometimes from the earliest days of their lives - has got to have a much more harmful effect on children.
The internationally famous and respected British Doctor's Study ran for 50 years and repeatedly reported that over 20 years of active smoking has no ill effect, so if 20 years active smoking does no damage how can any amount of passive smoke be dangerous?