dangers of second hand smoke

Passive smoking can harm your unborn baby

March 10th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): A new study, led by researchers at Nottingham University, has revealed that pregnant non-smokers who breathe in the second-hand smoke of other people are at an increased risk ... Read more...

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Half of pregnant Chinese women face hazards of 2nd-hand smoke

May 29th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Almost fifty percent of pregnant Chinese women are plagued by second-hand smoke, a recent survey has revealed.The survey by the Horizon Research Consultancy Group involved nearly 300 ... Read more...

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Crowded cities dramatically raise second hand smoke exposure risk

April 9th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 9 (ANI): A new study has found that more than 50 percent of non-smokers in New York have elevated levels of cotinine in their blood, which means that they were ... Read more...

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Blood tests show tobacco smoke residues in non-smokers

April 9th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 9 (IANS) Blood tests show that more than half of non-smokers here have elevated levels of cotinine, a consequence of recent exposure to toxic second-hand smoke. Cotinine, a by-product ... Read more...

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