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How Passive Smoking Affects Your Child

The Dangers Of Secondhand Smoke

Even if you don't smoke, breathing in someone else's smoke can be deadly too. Secondhand smoke causes about 3,000 deaths from lung cancer and tens of thousands of deaths from to nonsmoking adults in the United States each year. Millions of childre...

Cdc - Fact Sheet - Health Effects Of Secondhand Smoke - Smoking & Tobacco Use

Secondhand smoke is the combination of smoke from the burning end of a cigarette and the smoke breathed out by smokers. Secondhand smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals. Hundreds are toxic and about 70 can cause cancer.1,2,3,4 Since the 1964 Su...

Passive Smoking Effects On Babies & Children | Raising Children Network

Quit Victoria defines second-hand smoke as being made up of ‘mainstream’ smoke, which the smoker breathes out, and ‘sidestream’ smoke, which drifts from the end of a burning cigarette. Children most commonly come into contact with second-hand smok...

How Can Smoking Affect Your Baby’S Health? | American Cancer Society

Up to 5% of infant deaths could be prevented if pregnant women did not smoke. More than 10% of women smoke throughout their pregnancies − some studies put the number at 15% or higher, and it varies by age. Pregnant women aged 18 to 25 smoke at hig...

Effects Of Smoking On Children - Quit Victoria

When a pregnant woman breathes in secondhand smoke, chemicals from the smoke can pass through her lungs into the bloodstream. Nicotine, carbon monoxide and other chemicals can cross the placenta affecting her unborn child. Women exposed to secondh...

Dangers Of Second-Hand Smoke

Secondhand smoke is the combination of smoke from a burning cigarette and smoke exhaled by a smoker. There are two types of secondhand smoke; side stream smoke comes directly from the burning tobacco product, and mainstream smoke is the smoke that...

Parents Who Smoke Only In Garden May Still Harm Children, Doctors Warn

Toxins carried on clothes, hair and skin can still be inhaled and prove harmful to infants and children, they said. They cautioned that smoking outside or using a fan to clear away smoke will not remove the potentially harmful pollutants clinging ...

Passive Smoking

Breathing in other people's smoke, also called second-hand smoke, can cause cancer. Passive smoking can increase a non-smoker's risk of getting lung cancer by a quarter, and may also increase the risk of cancers of the larynx (voice box) and phary...

Parenting And Child Health - Health Topics - Passive Smoking

When someone smokes, tiny invisible particles mix with the surrounding air. These particles are breathed in by anyone near the smoker and get right down into their lungs. This can be harmful to health, especially in children. Whenever people smoke...

Smoking Around Children | Passive Smoking Risks For Children

Most people are aware that smoking near a child is dangerous. Just as an adult exposed to passive smoking has increased risk of health problems, a child is also at increased risk of health problems. Children are particularly susceptible to the eff...

Protect Your Loved Ones From Secondhand Smoke

Secondhand smoke is the combination of smoke that comes from a cigarette and smoke breathed out by a smoker. When a non-smoker is around someone smoking, they breathe in secondhand smoke. Secondhand smoke is dangerous to anyone who breathes it in....

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How Passive Smoking Affects Your Child

Yeshwanthraj SaravananYeshwanthraj Saravanan
Various health effects of smoking around children