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Nicotine Residue Found in Kids’ Hair Could Help Parents Stop Smoking

Israeli researchers have recently uncovered “concerning data” about the effects of secondhand smoking on the children of smokers and believe this information could persuade parents to stop smoking near their own kids. According to the first-of-its-kind study, conducted by a group of researchers from the Sackler Medical School of Tel Aviv University, seven out of every 10 children of parents who smoke who participated in the research had nicotine residue in their hair. The researchers sought to examine whether raising awareness of a child’s exposure by providing […]

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