passive smoking


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passive smoking

the inhalation of smoke from other people's cigarettes by a nonsmoker
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High blood pressure is the leading global cause of premature death, accounting for almost ten million deaths in 2015, and those affected are advised to quit smoking.(2) Previous research has suggested a link between passive smoking and hypertension in non-smokers.
The actual burden of passive smoking is very difficult to estimate as a single smoker can expose many people to the harmful effects of his smoke.
passive smoking due to household exposure or partner smoking were those where the person is smoking at least 10 cigarettes per day (1 pack) since 5 years.
Passive smoking can cause premature death in non-smokers.
[3] However, passive smoking affect both the mother and the fetus.
The Commercial Control and Consumer Protection Sector of the Department of Economic Development fined 41 coffee shops and restaurants for violating the sector's campaign against passive smoking.
LANI ROSE R DIZON DOHA AROUND 80 percent of pregnant Qatari women are exposed to passive smoking, which is responsible for low birth weight of babies, premature rupture of membranes, placental abruption, pre-term delivery and still birth, among others, a recent study has found.
The objective of this study was to examine how a country's level of tobacco control is associated with smoking prevalence, two markers of denormalisation of smoking (social disapproval of smoking and concern about passive smoking), and societal support for tobacco control.
Summary: Pregnant women, children and those under 18-years-of-age have been barred from entering shisha joints, restaurants and cafes with smoking areas in Dubai, according to new rules to limit passive smoking.
In this topic, we are going to be finding out about the dangers of smoking and passive smoking. We will be putting on a final showcase at the end of the topic to parents and people in our local area to highlight what smoking does to our bodies, how much smoking costs and what this money could be spent on.
56 per cent smoked Shisha at home, which exposed all family members to passive smoking. 36 per cent smoked Shisha in coffee shops.
MUSCAT: Doctors in the Sultanate have demanded a total ban on smoking in cars saying that passive smoking causes chest diseases and wheezing in children and the problem is getting more acute every year.