Second-hand smoke

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Second-hand smoke is tobacco smoke blown into the air by a smoker and inhaled, indirectly, by a non-smoker.

No one claims that second-hand smoke is good for you. However, as far as how bad for you it is (or isn't), there is plenty of exaggeration by wingnuts and moonbats on both sides of the aisle.

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[edit] Some people who say that second-hand smoke causes serious health problems

[edit] Some people who deny that second-hand smoke causes serious health problems

Higher cancer risks have been found in eating mushrooms, drinking milk, using mouthwash, wearing a bra, and keeping pet birds. Statistically, you are much more likely to die in a bicycle accident, or from being left-handed and using right-handed things, than from exposure to smoke. (I swear I’m not making this up!) [1] [2]

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  1. Quoted from page 8 of http://web.archive.org/web/20080508022124/http://www.forestonline.org/files/pdf/JJ%20Essay%20web.pdf
  2. He swears he's not making it up, so it *must* be true! And since bicycle accidents also kill people, there's not really a problem anyway? In addition, it should be pointed out that wearing a bra does not cause cancer, although, to be on the safe side, it is recommended that females (specifically those aged 18 to 40) do not wear any upper-body garments. You can never be too safe, right?
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