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There is no risk-free level of tobacco exposure

Galveston County Daily News, December 9, 2009

Third-hand smoke doesn’t get much attention but its effect is insidious, wrote UTMB Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly in their Keeping Kids Healthy column. Third-hand smoke is tobacco smoke that remains after a cigarette has been extinguished. It lingers in carpets, clothing and other materials for hours and even days, posing a health hazard for infants and children.




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