Thirdhand smoke may be a new term to the general public, but researchers have been studying it for decades. So, what is it and how can it be harmful?

According to the experts at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, thirdhand smoke forms when smoke particles from cigarettes mix with gases in the air, absorbing into materials like clothes, furniture and walls.

Learn more about why researchers are concerned with thirdhand smoke and the potential health issues it may cause.


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