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COPD and smoking

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Re: COPD and smoking

Postby Guru » Sat Aug 22, 2009 12:07 pm

If you've only been around them a few minutes at a time a few times, that's not enough second hand smoke to cause COPD. As long as you're not a smoker you're okay.

However, regular exposure to someone else's smoke, especially in closed spaces, can cause COPD.
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Re: COPD and smoking

Postby kittyhoang » Thu Aug 27, 2009 7:14 am

jenniferhelen wrote:The most common cause of COPD is cigarette smoking;

Hi Jenniferhelen,

Can you help me to explain the meaning of "COPD"? Thanks a lot.

I am not a smoker, but I am always secondhand smoker from my colleagues. I don't know how to explain to them that they make harmful to the rest ones due to the smoking.
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