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Smoking in diabetes shown to be life-threatening

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 11:00 AM
smoking and diabetes

Researchers have found that smoking in diabetes can take years off patients’ life. The study found that diabetic smokers are twice as likely to die prematurely, compared to smokers without diabetes. Dr. Joel Zonszein commented, “Smoking is bad for… Read More

ALS survival shorter with smoking

By: Devon Andre | Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 10:00 AM
ALS survival shorter with smoking

Although smoking has been tied to shorter life expectancy in general, it has particularly negative effects on people with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). There is currently no cure for ALS, though researchers have identified numerous risk factors including genes,… Read More

American adults smoking marijuana more than ever

By: Emily Lunardo | Sunday, September 04, 2016 - 10:00 AM

More American adults are smoking marijuana than ever before. Over 13 percent of American adults surveyed in 2014 said they used marijuana in the previous year. That is a 10 percent increase since 2002. Daily use of marijuana rose as… Read More

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