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Tag: Second Hand Smoke

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Second-hand drinking as bad as second-hand smoke

New York: Just like second-hand smoking, society needs to combat the second-hand effects of drinking as millions of people are suffering alcohol’s harm because of someone else’s drinking, warn a study led by an Indian-origin scientist. An analysis of US national survey data showed that some 21 per cent of women and 23 per cent […]

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Second hand smoke linked to dry cough among teenagers

New York: As little as one hour of exposure to tobacco smoke per week can increase the risk of having respiratory symptoms, such as shortness of breath and a dry cough at night among teenagers, warns a study. “There is no safe level of second hand smoke exposure,” said lead author of the study Ashley Merianos, […]

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Smoking parents may be exposing kids to second-hand smoke

New York: Parents smoking in front of their kids usually believe that there is no presence of tobacco smoke in the air. However, they may be wrong as the dangers of second-hand smoking might still affect the young ones, says a study. The study, published in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research, stated that parents […]

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