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A recent study by Thirdhand Smoke Resource Center Consortium member Melinda Mahabee-Gittens and colleagues investigated if hand nicotine levels can be used as an indicator of second- and thirdhand smoke exposure in children’s environments.
Thirdhand smoke is the chemical residue from tobacco smoke. It is also called “tobacco smoke residue” or “stale tobacco smoke.” The chemicals in thirdhand smoke
Have you ever smelled stale tobacco smoke in a smokefree hotel room? If so, you are not alone. A new study from researchers at San
Rosalia Park, a high school student from Los Angeles, California, recognized a problem with smoking and vaping in her school’s bathrooms. Working with the Thirdhand
A new study led by thirdhand smoke researcher Dr. Hugo Destaillats at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory shows that chemicals lingering in indoor spaces where smoking
Thirdhand smoke researchers Drs. Prue Talbot and Giovanna Pozuelos, from the University of California, Riverside, found that exposure to nicotine concentrations at the levels found
A recent study from Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory in California investigated chemical compounds specific to thirdhand smoke pollution to study their harmful effects on human
Researchers from the Department of Health and Exercise Science at the University of Oklahoma studied smokers’ understanding of what happens to smoke when cigarettes are
Study Reports That the Cervical Cancer Risks of Thirdhand Smoke Exposure May be Similar to Secondhand Smoke
Researchers from universities in China and the United Kingdom studied the association between thirdhand smoke exposure and cervical cancer. This is the first large-scale epidemiologic
Thirdhand smoke researcher, UCSF’s Dr. Neal Benowitz, proposed reducing nicotine in cigarettes in 1994. This week, the FDA announced it would require tobacco companies to
A new study suggests that healthcare providers are not fully aware of the dangers of thirdhand smoke. This has important implications for patients and points
Breaking news! The San Diego City Council will ban the sale of flavored tobacco products in San Diego. Policies like this ordinance will help protect
Researchers from across Canada evaluated the impact of tobacco smoke exposure on infants during pregnancy and in the first three months after birth. Despite low
Not only does smoking damage your pancreas, but new evidence from an Indonesian research team at the Medical Biology Laboratory of Bandung Islamic University found
A recent study by University of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital thirdhand smoke researchers found that neighborhood characteristics may be related to tobacco smoke exposure in children.
Despite lower rates of smoking in 2021 in general, 2.55 million middle and high school students reported actively using a tobacco product. While this number
A recent study from the Netherlands surveyed people about their opinion of a smokefree zone around a university hospital. Nearly 90% of children support smokefree