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For how long does it take for the cardiovascular system to get back to normal after second-hand smoke exposure?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Moments: Second-hand smoke is a cumulative carcinogen for the lungs, and can trigger asthma which kills people, usually children. I'm less persuaded that it's a factor for atherosclerosis. Know your rights and avoid second-hand smoke.

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