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How do I tell my sister-in-law with children about second hand smoke?
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Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Directly
Please be upfront and direct.
Tell her that second hand smoke can cause heart disease, lung cancer, asthma, and predispose the children to ear infections, sinus infections and multiple allergies.

In brief: Directly
Please be upfront and direct.
Tell her that second hand smoke can cause heart disease, lung cancer, asthma, and predispose the children to ear infections, sinus infections and multiple allergies.
Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz
Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Smoke in kids
Causally mention something you recently heard about smoking, 2nd hand smoke, and kids; and use that as the starting point.

In brief: Smoke in kids
Causally mention something you recently heard about smoking, 2nd hand smoke, and kids; and use that as the starting point.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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