US COPD Coalition

Month: February 2022


Health consequences of secondhand smoke

There is no risk-free level of exposure to secondhand smoke. Secondhand smoke causes numerous health problems in infants and children, including more frequent and severe asthma attacks, respiratory infections, ear infections, and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Smoking during pregnancy results in more than 1,000 infant deaths annually. Some of the health conditions caused by … Read more


5 Questions To Ask About a Health Website

The following is a bulletin from the NIH’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health Some online sources of information on integrative health are useful, but others may be inaccurate or misleading. If you’re visiting a health website for the first time, ask yourself these questions. The answers may help you judge whether the site … Read more