Secondhand Smoke

Summarized by Plex Health
Last Updated: 03 May 2022

Secondhand smoke is a mixture of the smoke that comes from the burning end of a cigarette, cigar, or pipe , and the smoke breathed out by the smoker. Children and family pets can be particularly at risk to problems because of secondhand smoke. Health and wellness threats related to breathing in secondhand smoke consist of cancer, heart problem, bronchial asthma attacks, and more. While you most likely know smoking is bad for you, it's important to recognize it's dangerous for those near you.

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