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Even a few puffs of secondhand smoke raises death risk, BYU study finds

Inhaling secondhand cigaratte smoke or air pollution increases risk of death from cardiovascular disease by 20 to 30 percent, according to a new study led by BYU epidemiologist C. Arden Pope III. The paper is published in the new issue of Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association.

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