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Smoking Risks

Chronic Smoking Makes Breast Cancer Three Times More Deadly

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living

By Lisa Rapaport(Reuters Health) - Long-time smokers may face an increased risk of death if they develop breast cancer, according to a Japanese study...

6 Ways Smoking Affects Your Sleep

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.05.2015 | Healthy Living

Sure, the recent news that the number of U.S. adults who smoke has reached an all-time low is music to our ears. But all of our tobacco-related health...

Many Still Don't Realize Disproportionate Impact of Smoking on LGBT People

Harvey Makadon, M.D. | Posted 09.21.2014 | Gay Voices
Harvey Makadon, M.D.

Tobacco companies have long targeted our community with ads featuring LGBT people and themes. They have supported our causes. While the support has been welcomed, it has come with a price.

Smokers Who Survive To 70 Still Lose HOW Many Years Of Life?

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 09.01.2013 | Fifty

A new study involving men ages 66-97 shows that smokers who make it to age 70 still lose an average of four years of life, researchers in Britain say....

Why Older People REALLY Need To Stop Smoking

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 02.21.2013 | Fifty

Good news for older people who smoke: If you quit smoking, you will reap the benefits in a fairly short period of time. A new study by researchers ...

Children's Leukemia Risk Tied To Father's Smoking Habits

Reuters | Posted 02.13.2012 | Parents

(Reuters) - Children whose fathers smoked around the time of their conception have at least a 15 percent higher risk of developing the most common for...

How Quitting Smoking Can Save More Than Your Life

Posted 11.27.2011 | Healthy Living

By Most smokers have probably calculated how much they would save after cutting out a weekly pack (easily $300 a year). Imagine that ...