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Passive Smoking And Heart Disease

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Passive Smoking And Heart Disease

Passive Smoking And Heart Disease

Passive Smoking And Heart Disease

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Richard Harris reports on a new study showing that nonsmokers have a greatly increased risk of heart disease when they are exposed to secondhand cigarette smoke. Other studies have suggested a connection between secondhand smoke and disease, but today's study, appearing in the journal Circulation, is the largest and most conclusive to date.