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Secondhand smoke can be dangerous, especially for those who live or work with someone who smokes. Children and pets can be especially susceptible to problems due to secondhand smoke. Health risks associated with breathing in secondhand smoke include cancer, heart disease, asthma attacks, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how secondhand smoke affects you, health risks, statistics, and much more.

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