Second-hand smoke

April 1, 2001

News brief.

 

Research Headlines

Second-hand smoke

By Jeanne Sabatie, Production Editor

More evidence linking passive smoking with lung cancer is reported in the March 7 Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Researchers found that nonsmoking women living with men who smoke had five to six times higher levels of metabolites of a tobacco-specific lung carcinogen than women who do not live with a smoker.

 



Jeanne Sabatie. Second-hand smoke.

Business and Health

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