How Does Exposure To Second-Hand Smoke Affect My Risk Of Developing Heart Disease?

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Question: How Does Exposure To Second-Hand Smoke Affect My Risk Of Developing Heart Disease?

Answer: Any amount of smoke, whether you do it or people do it around you, affects the risk for heart disease. It's estimated that over 40,000 people die each year because of second-hand smoke. You don't want smoking in your home, you don't want to be around it, because it is a risk factor for developing coronary artery disease.

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