We've heard a lot about second hand smoke and how it can affect people now scientists are finding third hand smoke can be dangerous too.
W hat is third hand smoke and how can it be avoided?
S cientists are finding that third hand smoke, which is the fumes that come off somebody who has smoked elsewhere can have a negative impact on our health, as well as our children's. Experts say third hand smoke can trigger an asthma attack in young children and has the potential to cause ear infections in children, too.
T he American Lung Association says, try to quit. If that's not possible take the smoking outside, where the air is less concentrated and the smoke fumes are not as heavy and won't be left on clothing.
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