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How to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones From Secondhand Smoke - The Surgeon General has concluded that there is no risk-free level of exposure to secondhand smoke. This fact sheet lists ways to protect yourself and your family from the risks of secondhand smoke.
Secondhand Smoke Exposure in the Home - The home is one place that children and adults are often exposed to secondhand smoke. This fact sheet gives the statistics on secondhand smoke exposure and offers advice on how to lower the risk of exposure in the home.
Secondhand Smoke Exposure in the Workplace - For adults, a major source of exposure to secondhand smoke is the workplace. This fact sheet lists the Surgeon General’s conclusions on secondhand smoke exposure in the workplace.
Smoking Among Adults in the United States: Cancer - This fact sheet was created to supplement the 2004 Surgeon General's report on the health consequences of smoking. It provides several statistics on the development of certain cancers due to smoking.
The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke: A Report of the Surgeon General - This website provides links to the Surgeon General's report on the health risks related to secondhand smoke. This website also includes fact sheets on secondhand smoke in different environments.
There Is No Risk-Free Level of Exposure to Secondhand Smoke - Breathing even a little secondhand smoke is a risk to your health. This fact sheet explains the Surgeon General’s conclusions on the risks of inhaling secondhand smoke.
Tobacco Control Policies: Do They Make a Difference for Low Socioeconomic Status Women and Girls? Executive Summary - This executive summary highlights recommendations detailed in the report, Tobacco Control Policies: Do They Make a Difference for Low Socioeconomic Status Women and Girls? The recommendations were developed by researchers, practitioners, and advocates who aim to increase our knowledge of how to reduce tobacco use among low-income women and girls.
What Is Secondhand Smoke? - Did you know you’re at risk from tobacco smoke even if you’re not the one smoking? This fact sheet explains what secondhand smoke is and why it puts you at risk.
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Content last updated May 19, 2010.
Resources last updated May 19, 2010.
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