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Smokers who quit by 40 live longer

A new study led by an Indian origin scientist has revealed that smokers who quit by around age 40 can erase most of the risk of an early death. While smokers who never stop lose about a decade of life … Continue reading

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E-Cigarettes Not Safe Nor Effective

Health concerns exist about the safety of the e-cigarette to nonsmokers. A study published in February 2010 found that nicotine causes the formation of carcinogens when it reacts with nitrous acid – a common component of indoor air. Most e-cigarettes … Continue reading

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Damaged DNA of Smokers Passed on to Their Children

Although it is known that women who smoke during pregnancy put themselves and their unborn babies at risk for several health problems, new research published online in┬áThe FASEB Journal┬áreveals that children can inherit damaged DNA if their fathers smoked around … Continue reading

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Smoking Increases Skin Cancer?

Smoking has long been tied to a number of cancers, and now another tumor type, skin cancer, may join that list. A new review of data finds that lighting up may boost the risk of a common type of nonmelanoma … Continue reading

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Ex-smokers Live Longer than Practicing Smokers

Ex-smokers live longer than those who haven’t kicked the habit, no matter what age group you look at, according to a new report. “This fact calls for effective smoking cessation programs that are likely to have major preventive effects even … Continue reading

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Pregnant Moms Smoke Less When Cigarette Taxes Go Up

TUESDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) — When taxes on cigarettes go up, smoking among pregnant Americans goes down, new research reveals. Exploring the potential impact of state tobacco control policies on pregnant smokers, the study suggests that bumping cigarette prices … Continue reading

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Smokers Lungs Offer Survival Advantage

Patients who underwent lung transplants lived an additional three years compared with patients who never received donor organs, even if the lungs they received came from people who had previously smoked, according to a new British study published in the … Continue reading

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Global Tobacco Epidemic

The statistics on tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases and deaths are staggering: Worldwide, approximately 1.3 billion people currently use tobacco products. This accounts for approximately 1 billion men, about 35% of whom are in high-income countries, compared with almost 50% … Continue reading

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Glass Fibers in Cigarettes Worsen Lung Disease

(NaturalNews) Shocking new research reveals that a specific type of lung cancer many smokers develop comes fromtiny tears in their lung tissuecaused by microscopic glass fibers, also known as glass wool, found in many conventional cigarette filters. These rips in … Continue reading

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Graphic Tobacco Ads to be Heard in Appeals Court

(Reuters) – The government on Tuesday defended graphic tobacco labels and advertising that use pictures of rotting teeth and diseased lungs as accurate and necessary to warn consumers about the risks of smoking. The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday … Continue reading

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