Secondhand and Thirdhand Smoke Whiteboard

A video from the Michigan Human & Health Services that reviews the dangers of second- and thirdhand smoke.

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Thirdhand Smoke Researcher Presents at AAAS

In September, Dr. Hugo Destaillats, Staff Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and a member of the Thirdhand Smoke Research Consortium, addressed the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He discussed thirdhand smoke chemicals and their health effects.

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Does smoking a pipe create thirdhand smoke?

Many people think that smoking a pipe is safer than smoking regular cigarettes, but pipe tobacco is also harmful to our health. Pipe smokers have an increased risk of cancers of the head, neck, liver, and lung.

collaborative consortium on thirdhand smoke research projects announcement

This series features the Consortium’s newly funded projects, which engage in groundbreaking research about the nature and health consequences of thirdhand smoke. Thirdhand smoke is the chemical residue that is left behind on clothes, skin, furniture, walls, and other surfaces after someone smokes.

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