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Why does second-hand smoke cause health problems?

It's a Myth. I am not an advocate of smoking and there are lot's of reason to quit smoking but "Second Hand Smoke" is not one of them. The expression "second-hand smoke" is a very effective piece of anti-smoking propaganda used all the time by public health officials and physicians yet there is absolutely no scientific evidence to support it's existence. It's logical to conclude but not proven in any study. Read more...

Would very occasional and accidental exposer to second hand smoke cause serious health problems in children?

No. That would be like sitting near a fireplace in the winter, or sitting downwind from the barbecue at a summer picnic... kids will usually be fine, but keep an eye on them to prevent them from touching hot surfaces. Read more...

Will second hand smoke cause health problems? Please help me docs!

Yes. It is known to double or triple the respiratory infections in childhood.It also increases the risk of crib death in exposed infants. This has been the most studied air pollutant for decades and the results confirmed on multiple occasions. Read more...