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Want to start smoking again after a stroke?

Patients who started smoking again after an ischemic (not-enough-blood-getting-to-the-brain) stroke raise their risk of dying by nearly threefold within one year.  The risk of dying increases the sooner the smoking relapse occurs.  Patients who start smoking within 10 days of … Continue reading

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Need another reason to stop smoking?

There is a strong connection between smoking and getting bladder cancer. The researchers can’t go as far as to say that smoking CAUSES bladder cancer. But, they do state that smoking accounts for 50% of the “population-attributable risk” for bladder … Continue reading

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