The dangers of secondhand smoke are well documented. Children should never be exposed to secondhand smoke.
Avoid exposure to irritants. Proper protection in the workplace is vital to preventing exposure.
Avoiding long exposure to air pollution from heavy traffic may help prevent bronchitis.
Stay away from others you know have a cold or the flu.
Wash the hands frequently to prevent the spread of infection.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/3/2014
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