passive smoking

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passive smoking

the inhalation of smoke from other people's cigarettes by a nonsmoker
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In an interview with the Gulf Times recently, Jawad al-Lawati, senior consultant, Ministry of Health, Oman, proposed the idea, quoting Article 8 of WHO Framework Convention On Tobacco Control (FCTC), which states that second-hand smoking is a seriously dangerous problem for the non-smokers.
The study is the first of its kind to draw together the results of research from around the world into the effects of second-hand smoking on pregnancy and to estimate the potential increased risks.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a recent research showed that even second-hand smoking results in liver disease.