From the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Mich.
The dangers of exposure to environmental tobacco
smoke (ETS) are now well established. Reports from the US Environmental
Protection Agency1 and the California Environmental
Protection Agency2 and meta-analyses published last
year3,4 have shown convincingly that exposure to
ETS causes lung cancer, heart disease, and other serious illnesses.
Davis RM. Exposure to Environmental Tobacco SmokeIdentifying and Protecting Those At Risk. JAMA. 1998;280(22):1947-1949. doi:10.1001/jama.280.22.1947