Strong case exists secondhand smoke effects can be fatal

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Strong case exists secondhand smoke effects can be fatal

Dr. Cory Neudorf, Special to The StarPhoenix November 09, 2007
Following is the viewpoint of the writer, chief medical health officer for the Saskatoon Health Region.
There are at least 4,000 chemicals in secondhand smoke. More than 50 of these chemicals are known carcinogens and include formaldehyde, benzene, vinyl chloride, arsenic, ammonia and hydrogen cyanide. These chemicals contribute directly to the development of cancer, asthma, heart disease and emphysema.
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