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Respiratory health effects of passive smoking.

Respiratory health effects of passive smoking.

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Passive smoking -- Physiological effect.,
  • Respiratory organs -- Diseases -- Research.,
  • Lung Neoplasms -- etiology,
  • Respiratory Tract Diseases -- etiology,
  • Risk Factors

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFact sheet
    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development., United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Air and Radiation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16597249M

    Effects of smoking on the respiratory system. The effects of tobacco smoke on the respiratory system include: gain better health, or protect loved ones from the health risks of passive smoking). The more powerful the reason, the more likely you will stay motivated. Smoking - effects on your body. What are the effects of passive smoking on health? In the short term, non-smoking adults suffer physical discomfort and annoyance from tobacco smoke. Breathing SHS has immediate harmful effects on the cardiovascular system that can increase the risk of heart attack. People who already have heart disease or asthma are at especially high risk. 2.

    The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, [accessed Nov 11]. People also have a higher risk of COPD if they have had long periods of exposure to other people’s tobacco smoke at home or at work – this is called “second-hand smoking” or “passive smoking.” Evidence also shows that women who smoke experience worse .

    Respiratory Health Effects of Passive Smoking (PDF) ( pp, 4 MB) Contact Us to ask a question, provide feedback, or report a problem. Indoor Air Quality (IAQ). Exposure to passive smoking may also be a possible factor that correlates with poor mental health status. Although the small sample size suggests a need for replication, current results highlight the importance of the relationships between smoking and exposure to passive smoking with mental health, especially in women.


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Respiratory health effects of passive smoking Download PDF EPUB FB2

Health benefits of smoke-free legislation; Protection from exposure to SHS; Further reading; Tobacco smoking. Introduction; Key points; Epidemiology; Figure 1; Toxic effects of tobacco smoke; Disorders induced by tobacco smoking; Figure 2; Societal costs of smoking; Dependence on tobacco; Legislation and prevention of smoking; Figure 3.

January marks the 25th anniversary of the landmark EPA health assessment, Respiratory Health Effects of Passive Smoking: Lung Cancer and Other asessment concluded that tobacco smoke not only presents risks to the health of smokers but also to those around them.

RESPIRATORY HEALTH EFFECTS OF PASSIVE SMOKING: LUNG CANCER AND OTHER DISORDERS EPA///F December Major funding for this report has been provided by the Indoor Air Division, Office of Atmospheric and Indoor Air Programs Office of Health and Environmental Assessment Office of Research and Development U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency. Respiratory health effects The respiratory tract is the portal of entry of air pollutants, and thus the lung is the first organ affected.

The range of respiratory diseases that can be caused by air pollution exposure is large. Studies on the health impacts of air pollution. Passive smoking can cause premature death, disease and disability in adults and children.

In adults: passive smoking is known to cause lung cancer, coughing, wheezing and other illnesses such as coronary heart disease. In children: passive smoking can increase the severity of asthma symptoms and lead to new asthma cases. United States Environmental Protection Agency Research and Development (RD) Air and Radiation ( J) &EPA January Respiratory Health Effects of Passive Smoking Fact Sheet Summary The U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published a major assessment of the respiratory health risks of passive smoking (Respiratory Health Effects of Passive Smoking: Lung. Articles from Tobacco Control are provided here courtesy of BMJ Group. Health effects of passive smoking Summary of effects of parental smoking on the respiratory health of children and implications for research.

Cook DG(1), Strachan DP. Author information: (1)Department of Public Health Sciences, St George's Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, by: epa///b may sab review draft respiratory health effects of passive smoking: lung cancer and other disorders notice this document is a preliminary draft.

It has not been formally released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and should not at this stage be construed to represent Agency policy.

Chapter 7 - Passive Smoking and Respiratory Disorders other than Cancer PDF Format [ kB] and Word Perfect Format [22 kB] Chapter 8 - Assessment of Increased Risk for Respiratory Illnesses in Children from Environmental Tobbaco Smoke PDF.

Get this from a library. Respiratory health effects of passive smoking: lung cancer and other disorders. [United States. Environmental Protection Agency.

Office of Health and Environmental Assessment.; United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Air and Radiation.;] -- And conclusions -- Introduction -- Estimation of environmental tobacco smoke exposure -- Hazard. Respiratory health effects of passive smoking: lung cancer and other disorders.

Published: () Trends in secondhand smoke exposure progress and gaps. Published: () Secondhand smoke Published: () Secondhand smoke what it means to you.

Published: (). Secondhand smoke refers to tobacco smoke that is passively breathed in by people in the vicinity of a person who is that have been used to refer to secondhand smoke are passive smoking, involuntary smoking, or environmental tobacco smoke (ETS).

Secondhand smoke is a mixture of the smoke from the tobacco product itself (termed sidestream smoke) and exhaled smoke from the. Around million children – almost half of the world’s children – breathe air, polluted by tobacco smoke.

Passive smoking also causes heart disease, respiratory disease, and lung cancer. The message is clear: “Passive smoking harms health. There is no safe level of exposure passive smoking.

Let’s give our children a smoke-free. Get this from a library. Respiratory health effects of passive smoking: lung cancer and other disorders: the report of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. [Jennifer Jinot; Steven P Bayard; United States. Environmental Protection Agency.

Office of Health and Environmental Assessment.; National Cancer Institute (U.S.); ICF Incorporated.;]. Health effects of passive smoking in children. (MSP) has persisting effects on respiratory health remains uncertain and the mechanisms involved are not fully understood.

Alterations in immune. A U.S. District Court decision has vacated several chapters of the EPA document "Respiratory Health Effects of Passive Smoking: Lung Cancer and Other Disorders" that served as the basis for EPA's classification of secondhand smoke as a Group A carcinogen and estimates that ETS causes 3, lung cancer deaths in non-smokers each year.

In its most recent publication on smoking, the World Health Organization pointed out that, among the eight main causes of death in the world today, six are associated with tobacco exposure, among them we stress inflammatory and infectious diseases of the respiratory tract.

1 According to data from the Ministry of Health (), % of the Cited by: 7. Effects of passive smoking are equally hazardous as those of active smoking. Read on to know more on short as well as long-term effects of secondhand smoking. You must be aware of the hazards of cigarette smoking, and hence, must be keeping away from it.

But, do you know that passive smoking is. To observe the effects of fathers' smoking on respiratory symptoms in children between the ages of 6 mo and 5 y living in Tehran during the period January to December.

Abstract. Analysis of data on the effects of passive smoking obtained in preadolescent children from the Harvard Six-Cities Study demonstrates an exposure-response relationship between the number of smokers in the household and the reporting rates for doctor-diagnosed respiratory illness before age 2, history of bronchitis, wheeze most days and nights apart from colds, and a composite of.Respiratory health effects of passive smoking: lung cancer and other disorders.

Washington, DC: US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Office of Air and Radiation, ; Publication no. EPA///F.Respiratory health effects of passive smoking lung cancer and other disorders: the report of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency HE / Tobacco .