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Passive smoking a health hazard

Updated Aug 22, 2013 08:43am

PASSIVE smoking is considered to be hazardous for human health and it can damage one’s body because it contains more than 400 chemicals.

Sadly, passive smoking plagues certain sort of diseases in children, For instance, it causes cot death or sudden infant death syndrome, a serious respiratory condition.

It has been observed that passive smoking can increase the risk of coronary diseases which can plague heart attack, heart failure and angina.

Moreover, the solution lies in banning smoking in public places, including privately-owned places, as well as in shopping malls, parks, homes, restaurants.

Hence, everyone should strictly follow the laws of preventable smoking in these areas for the purpose of overcoming with this core issue faced by people, and it should be reduced in the rest of the world.

SHAMIMA KHADADAD Turbat