Secondhand Smoke Kills 600,000 A Year Worldwide

Secondhand smoke sickens millions and kills more than 600,000 people worldwide each year, including more than 165,000 children under 5.

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    04/17/2019 - 3:15 pm | View Link
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  • Second-hand smoke kills 600,000 a year: WHO study | Eux Online
    Around one in a hundred deaths worldwide is due to passive smoking, which kills an estimated 600,000 people a year.
    04/18/2019 - 5:56 am | View Website
  • Secondhand Smoke
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  • Secondhand | Tobacco Atlas
    Secondhand smoke kills nearly 900,000 people every year, yet one-quarter of people globally remain exposed. Some groups, such as non-smoking women and those in lower socioeconomic strata, are often at higher risk of exposure and related burden.
    04/10/2019 - 7:46 am | View Website
  • Health Effects of Secondhand Smoke
    Secondhand smoke causes approximately 7,330 deaths from lung cancer and 33,950 deaths from heart disease each year. 1 Between 1964 and 2014, 2.5 million people died from exposure to secondhand smoke, according to the 2014 report from the U.S. Surgeon General.
    04/3/2019 - 7:57 pm | View Website
  • Fast Facts | Fact Sheets | CDC
    Worldwide, tobacco use causes nearly 6 million deaths per year, and current trends show that tobacco use will cause more than 8 million deaths annually by 2030.2. Cigarette smoking is responsible for more than 480,000 deaths per year in the United States, including more than 41,000 deaths resulting from secondhand smoke exposure.
    02/5/2019 - 6:53 pm | View Website
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