the Dangers of Secondhand Smoke




According to Dr. Veronica Palmero-Gonzalez, Pulmonologist with South Miami Hospital, secondhand smoke has potential risk for health, including development of lung cancer, COPD and chronic bronchitis. “In children it is particularly important, because they may develop asthma, ear infections, and respiratory infection.”

She also recommends creating more free smoking spaces, to prevent problems from secondhand smoke and protect more the secondhand smokers.

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