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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  • Secondhand Smoke
    Secondhand Smoke Kills There is No Safe Level of Exposure We have known for at least 25 years, since the 1993 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Risk Assessment, that secondhand smoke is a Group A Carcinogen, known to cause cancer in humans.
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  • Secondhand Smoke and Cancer
    Exposure to secondhand smoke irritates the airways and has immediate harmful effects on a person’s heart and blood vessels. It may increase the risk of heart disease by an estimated 25 to 30 percent (4). In the United States, secondhand smoke is thought to cause about 46,000 heart disease deaths each year (8).
    12/3/2018 - 6:57 pm | 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 a report from the U.S. Surgeon General.
    11/27/2018 - 6:57 pm | View Website
  • CDC
    Heart disease For nonsmokers, breathing secondhand smoke has immediate harmful effects on the heart and blood vessels.1,3. It is estimated that secondhand smoke caused nearly 34,000 heart disease deaths each year during 2005–2009 among adult nonsmokers in the United States.1.
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