passive smoking

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passive smoking

the inhalation of smoke from other people's cigarettes by a nonsmoker
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a recent research showed that even second-hand smoking results in liver disease.
Diseases associated with second-hand smoking include cancer, heart disease, atherosclerosis, pneumonia, bronchitis and severe asthma.
Second-hand smoking, passive smoking, involuntary smoking or exposure to environmental tobacco smoke all refer to the phenomena of breathing another person's smoke.