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Is second hand smoke dangerous to children outside?
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Brian Fishman
Emergency Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Second hand smoke (regardless of location) has been proven to be a risk factor for lung cancer and other lung diseases.
When parents smoke, their exposed children are also at risk for asthma and respiratory infections, including otitis media (ear infections). While smoking outdoors may decrease exposure, no amount of exposure should be considered safe.

In brief: Yes
Second hand smoke (regardless of location) has been proven to be a risk factor for lung cancer and other lung diseases.
When parents smoke, their exposed children are also at risk for asthma and respiratory infections, including otitis media (ear infections). While smoking outdoors may decrease exposure, no amount of exposure should be considered safe.
Brian Fishman
Brian Fishman
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Dr. Rada Ivanov
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: Probably not
This would be a bit of a stretch.
Though smoking is bad, period!

In brief: Probably not
This would be a bit of a stretch.
Though smoking is bad, period!
Dr. Rada Ivanov
Dr. Rada Ivanov
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