Exposure to secondhand
smoke is harmful, even if you are exposed to small levels, according to the Office of the Surgeon General.
He said: Breathing in secondhand
smoke is harmful to people from all age groups, but children are especially vulnerable as their lungs are still developing and they breathe faster than adults, so inhale more of the harmful poisons.
Other public places where secondhand
smoke was present were government buildings at 13 percent; schools at 11 percent; and healthcare facilities at 4 percent.
According to CVS Health, the ultimate goal of controlling tobacco consumption as the biggest preventable cause of disease and death requires incremental progress on many fronts, including preventing exposure to secondhand
smoke, especially among children.
They said the prices of secondhand
sweaters and coats were being demanded Rs 1,000 and Rs 1,200 to Rs 1,500 each, respectively while prices of used leather jacket were Rs 1,500 to Rs 2,500 each.
Researchers found that 26 percent of people exposed to varying levels of secondhand
smoke had signs of coronary artery calcification (CAC), compared to 18.
Researchers found that the non-smokers who had been exposed to secondhand
smoke forgot almost 20% more in the memory tests than those non-smokers not exposed.
An estimated 18% of children aged 3-11 years are regularly exposed to secondhand
tobacco smoke inside the home, said Dr.
Committee on Secondhand
Smoke Exposure and Acute Coronary Events, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice.
This is the remarkable new development in the used car market as millions of motorists choose secondhand
cars in preference to new during the recession.
Kia spokesman Andrew Sellars, says: "Just because you are buying secondhand
doesn't mean you have to be treated as second class.
New developments, however, may stimulate another wave of asbestos litigation seeking to hold employers liable for the secondhand
asbestos exposure of employees' household members.
Sales of secondhand
motor vehicles in Japan slid 10.
smoke is known to be associated with cardiovascular disease, which in turn is a known risk factor for dementia, but little research has examined the latter end point with regard to secondhand
The Japanese government has urged exporters of secondhand
televisions and personal computer monitors to exert caution in shipping to Hong Kong any TVs and monitors which were manufactured more than five years ago, government officials said Saturday.