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Smoking can negatively impact your health in many different ways, including cholesterol. Having high cholesterol levels and smoking can be a dangerous combination for your heart. Your risk of a heart attack and stroke rises significantly if both these factors… Read More
A new study found that quitting smoking will help you make at least two new friends. The researchers found that the longer a person went without smoking the more likely they were to start new friendships with other nonsmokers.
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Hearing loss risk is increased in active and passive smokers. The study suggests that reducing smoking or even avoiding passive smoking can help lower the risk of hearing loss. The research found that smokers have a 15.1 percent higher risk… Read More
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) risk has been found to increase with smoking. The study found that smokers, or those who have smoked many cigarettes in their life, are at a greater risk for AMD, compared to non-smokers.
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A new study found that those who quit smoking also consume less alcohol. The researchers examined the data from nearly 6,300 smokers in England of which 144 noted they have tried to quit smoking.
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Lack of physical activity has been found to rank second after smoking as a predictor of early death, according to new findings. In the study analyzing nearly 800 men beginning at midlife, the Swedish researchers found that an increase in… Read More
We all know the dangers of smoking during pregnancy, but it appears that rates of smoking during pregnancy are well underreported. In fact, more American women are lighting up a cigarette while pregnant than you would believe. The findings are based… Read More
Southern states are falling behind when it comes to implementing smoking bans, according to the CDC. The CDC reports that no state in the Southeast has comprehensive smoke-free laws to protect nonsmokers from second-hand smoke. These laws would put a… Read More
According to a research study conducted at the Price Institute of Surgical Research, in Louisville, Kentucky, and published in the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, U.S. states that report the highest rates of Crohn’s disease (CD) also have high smoking… Read More
Multiple sclerosis (MS) progression increases with continued smoking after diagnosis, according to research. Compared to multiple sclerosis patients who quit after diagnosis, those who continue smoking have worse outcomes and greater progression of the disease.
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Certain weeks of a woman’s menstrual cycle may offer better chances of success in smoking cessation, according to new findings. The likelihood of success was found to be lower when smoking cessation fell on a woman’s follicular phase – the… Read More
Pneumonia risk varies with vitamin D and E levels, smoking, and exercise. The findings come from researchers at the University of Finland who uncovered that low vitamin D serum levels are a risk factor for pneumonia. The researchers found that… Read More
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