Health & Food
Secondhand smoke triggers nicotine cravings
LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- There is even more reason now to avoid secondhand smoke.
A new study shows secondhand smoke triggers cravings for nicotine and makes it harder for smokers to kick the habit.
Researchers say secondhand smoke has a direct and measurable impact on the brain similar to that of actually smoking.
The findings underscore previous research suggesting exposure to secondhand smoke increases a child's chances of becoming a smoker later in life.
The study was funded by the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse.
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