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Environmental Health Videos

Watch these brief on-line health videos to learn about how your environment directly effects your health.

Review Date: October 13, 2012

NIH National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - NIEHS

How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: What It Means to You- (PDF)

This easy-to-read booklet summarizes the 2010 Surgeon General report and explains new scientific findings about how deadly cigarettes are and how quickly they can damage your body.

Review Date: January 02, 2013

Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Secondhand Smoke Quiz

How much do you know about secondhand smoke? Take this quiz to learn more about the dangers of secondhand smoke.

Review Date: February 13, 2013

NIH National Cancer Institute

Secondhand Smoke: Questions and Answers

This fact sheet discusses the health risks of secondhand smoke, including lung cancer, elevated rates of respiratory symptoms and respiratory tract infections in children.

Review Date: February 15, 2013

NIH National Cancer Institute

Smoke-Free Home Pledge- (PDF)

Take the Smoke-Free Homes Pledge to protect your family from secondhand smoke.

Review Date: March 07, 2012

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Smokefree.gov

Smokefree.gov, is created to help you or someone you care about quit smoking. The information and professional assistance available on this Web site can help to support both your immediate and long-term needs as you become, and remain, a nonsmoker.

Review Date: February 03, 2011

NIH National Cancer Institute

Smoking and Tobacco Use: Health Effects

This document provides Information on diseases caused by tobacco use, such as cancer, heart disease, and respiratory diseases. Also included is a video on secondhand smoke.

Review Date: July 11, 2012

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
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