Surgeon General's Secondhand Smoke Report

John (Gold)
John (Gold)

11:10 AM - Jun 28, 2006 #1

The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke: A Report of the Surgeon General June 27, 2006
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  • Press Release [En Español]
  • Remarks by Admiral John Agwunobi, HHS Assistant Secretary for Health, at the Launch of the Report
  • Remarks by the Surgeon General at the Launch of the Report - Vice Admiral Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., FACS
  • Press Conference Webcast (Windows Media Player) (Real Player)
  • Executive Summary (PDF) - The executive summary version of the report is a technical publication that includes excerpts from the complete report. [434KB]
  • Full Report - The complete text of the report in sections. [PDFs]
  • Download the Report (PDF) as a single file [24.5 MB]
  • Secondhand Smoke: What It Means To You (PDF) - This booklet explains the report and how individuals can take action to improve their health. [11.6 MB] (En Espanol) [PDF 1.1 MB]
  • Fact Sheets:
    • What Is Secondhand Smoke?
    • 6 Major Conclusions of the Surgeon General Report
    • Secondhand Smoke Is Toxic and Poisonous
    • There is No Risk-Free Level of Exposure
    • Children are Hurt by Secondhand Smoke
    • How to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones from Secondhand Smoke
    • Secondhand Smoke Exposure in the Home
    • Secondhand Smoke Exposure in the Workplace
    • 29 Surgeon General's Reports on Smoking and Health, 1964-2006

Secondhand Smoke Posters

Involuntary Smoking Database - The database enables users to explore the data and studies supporting the conclusions in the report.

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12:41 PM - Sep 01, 2010 #2

Video Title Dial Up High Speed MP3 Length Created
The Palmolive bottle demonstration 2.84mb 19.1mb 3.55mb 07:45 10/11/06
Lung cancer 3.04mb 6.55mb 8.58mb 18:48 11/05/06
See how smoking destroys the lungs 1.55mb 4.59mb 1.87mb 04:13 11/27/06
These three videos, especially the first one illustrate the differences between second hands smoke and you smoking yourself.