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30 March 2011

Third-hand smoke bad for babies

"Third-hand smoke" stuck to skin or clothing is responsible for the high nicotine levels seen in babies who share a bedroom with their smoker parents.

"Third-hand smoke" stuck to skin or clothing is responsible for the high nicotine levels seen in babies who share a bedroom with their smoker parents. This is the conclusion of a study, which also shows that ventilating bedrooms is not effective in reducing the levels of toxins from passive smoking.

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