Secondhand Smoke and Pregnancy Complications — CDC

Women of childbearing age who are exposed to secondhand smoke face adverse health risks such as pregnancy complications and infant death, according to a report released this week by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In at least one country, nearly 3 out of 4 women of childbearing age are exposed to secondhand smoke in… Read More

Cigarettes and Residential Fires: New Report

Which of these is most likely to cause a fatal fire in your home? A.  Cooking in your kitchen. B.  Leaving candles burning in your bedroom. C. Heating your home with a portable heater. D.  Smoking cigarettes The answer is D — smoking cigarettes. If you smoke or live with someone who smokes cigarettes, you… Read More