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Photo of the publication cover. Asthma Triggers in the Car Fact Sheet Asthma - Help May 6, 2013

Second-hand smoke, even in small amounts, is proven harmful to children and adults. It can bring on an asthma episode. Children are most frequently exposed to second-hand smoke in the car and in the home. A top protection is to eliminate tobacco in the car and home. The best way to protect a child from second-hand smoke is eliminating smoking in the car and home.

Photo of the publication cover. Second-Hand Smoke and Asthma Fact Sheet Asthma - Help January 1, 2011

This fact sheet explains how secondhand and third-hand smoke effects asthma, how tobacco smoke can trigger an asthma attack, how to protect yourself and your children, and provides tips on how to politely ask someone not to smoke around you.