ETS is secondhand smoke, and can be dangerous for those who are creating the smoke, as well as others exposed to it.
ETS is a mixture of the smoke given off by the burning end of a cigarette, pipe, or cigar, and the smoke exhaled by smokers.
- Secondhand smoke can trigger asthma episodes and increase the severity of attacks
- Secondhand smoke is linked to other health problems, including lung cancer, ear infections and other chronic respiratory illnesses, such as bronchitis and pneumonia
Actions You Can Take
There are many resources to help smokers kick the habit. Visit www.smokefree.gov to find more information about how to quit smoking.