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Secondhand Smoking

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Steven Torres

on 6 May 2014

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Secondhand Smoking
A Public Health Issue







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Two Types of Secondhand Smoking
Side-Stream Smoke
Main-Stream Smoke
Smoke from the end of a lit cigar, cigarette, or pipe


The smoke exhaled by a smoker

Can develop Lung Cancer
Cause heart Diseases
Damage your blood vessel lining.
Increases the risk of birth defects and miscarriages amongst pregnant women.
In Adults
Bronchitis and Asthma
Higher risk of cancer
Higher risk of infections
Pneumonia
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

In Children
Serious Health Issues from Secondhand Smoke...
Interesting Statistics
Children account for 31% of deaths caused by secondhand smoke.
There have been over 94,000 tobacco related infant deaths in the US
Smoking Disparities
According to the Center for Disease Control in 2007-2008:


55.9% of non-Hispanic blacks were exposed to secondhand smoke

60.5% of people living below the poverty level, in the United States, were exposed to secondhand smoking

African American male workers, construction workers and service workers are highly exposed to secondhand smoking

Possible Solutions
Promote electronic cigarettes
Better educate adults and students about the risks
Place cigarette underneath cashier counter
Do you REALLY have a choice in what you inhale?
Do you have a choice in what you inhale?
In a year tobacco smoke kills about 33 mothers a day
By 2030 tobacco could kill more than 8 million people per year

Raise Uniform Federal tax

Group B
Courtney Searcy Steven Torres
Luis Hernandez Navodi Poththewela
Yaw Diko Chastity Rivera
Astrid Ovalles Besi Diaz
Luis Garzon Sabrena Myers
Ankober Yewondwossen

Special Thanks to:

Dr. Hilda Hutcherson
Dr. Dennis A. Mitchell
Damaris Javier
Samantha McLaughlin
Christopher Gonzalez
Amanda Gonzalez


Smoke Buddy
"Life for an actual canary in a coal mine could be described in three words: "short but meaningful." Early coal mines did not feature ventilation systems, so legend has it that miners would bring a caged canary into new coal seams. Canaries are especially sensitive to methane and carbon monoxide, which made them ideal for detecting any dangerous gas build-ups. As long as the bird kept singing, the miners knew their air supply was safe. A dead canary signaled an immediate evacuation."
-Wisegeek.org
Citations
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