What are the latest findings on secondhand smoke?
The scientific evidence on the health risks associated with exposure to secondhand smoke is clear and overwhelming. Secondhand smoke is a known cause of heart disease, lung cancer, low birth-weight births, chronic lung ailments, as well as other serious health problems. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 50,000 Americans die each year from heart disease and lung cancer attributable to secondhand smoke exposure.
The latest findings on secondhand smoke include the following