Tobacco affects children , even if no one is smoking in their immediate surroundings. This is revealed by research conducted by the University of San Diego. And what has shown the results of it is that the hands of them small contain high levels of nicotine.
According to the authors of the study, parents often think that with no smoking near children, they are already quite protected against the effects of smoking. But researchers have found that the substances in tobacco smoke stick to the dust that covers furniture and objects, and from there they pass into the hands of children when they touch.
And that’s not the worst of it. The specialists also verified that there were traces of nicotine in the saliva d them small. Consequence of putting your hands to your mouth.
Now, the next step in this study will be to find out if those nicotine debris that accumulate in your hands can influence the respiratory and allergic problems that many children suffer.