Is second-hand smoke really that dangerous?

Absolutely, says Linda Thomas, manager of the University of Michigan Health System’s Tobacco Consultation Service. Thousands of toxic chemicals are in the smoke that smokers exhale-and it lingers in the air that the rest of us breathe.

To hear more about what you can do to avoid the health effects of second-hand smoke and how you can encourage loved ones to quit, view the videocast above of our conversation with Thomas. Or, if you’d like information about our free smoking cessation program, call 734-998-6222.