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Many people continue to smoke after life threatening event

Many people continue to smoke after life threatening event

Behavior-based means of cutting the risks of tobacco

Behavior-based means of cutting the risks of tobacco

Survey highlights the need to increase folic acid fortification of the grain supply

Survey highlights the need to increase folic acid fortification of the grain supply

Physical activity may reduce gastrointestinal symptoms in people who are obese

Physical activity may reduce gastrointestinal symptoms in people who are obese

Nicotine has an unusual psychological property that may drive dependence

Nicotine has an unusual psychological property that may drive dependence

Music helps people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease focus on their breathing

Music helps people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease focus on their breathing

Flavanols help smokers repair blood vessel function

Flavanols help smokers repair blood vessel function

Quality-improvement improves mortality in hospital

Quality-improvement improves mortality in hospital

Alcoholics who smoke appear to lose more brain mass than alcoholics who don't smoke

Alcoholics who smoke appear to lose more brain mass than alcoholics who don't smoke

Parental behavior about smoking affects children

Parental behavior about smoking affects children

Combination HRT appears to double the breast cancer risk in women who smoke

Combination HRT appears to double the breast cancer risk in women who smoke

Phytoestrogens linked with a lower lung cancer risk

Phytoestrogens linked with a lower lung cancer risk

Fndings could lead to a treatment for idiopathic interstitial pneumonia

Fndings could lead to a treatment for idiopathic interstitial pneumonia

Heavy smokers can reduce their risk of lung cancer if they decrease smoking by 50 percent

Heavy smokers can reduce their risk of lung cancer if they decrease smoking by 50 percent

Veggies reduce the risk of developing lung cancer in smokers

Veggies reduce the risk of developing lung cancer in smokers

Tobacco industry hindered federal and international regulations on pesticide use

Tobacco industry hindered federal and international regulations on pesticide use

Left handedness may be linked to an increased risk of breast cancer

Left handedness may be linked to an increased risk of breast cancer

Smoking may increase the risk of developing diabetes

Smoking may increase the risk of developing diabetes

Warning: Popularity may be hazardous to pre-teens' health

Warning: Popularity may be hazardous to pre-teens' health

Leaving deprivation out of standard risk assessments for heart disease is potentially denying life saving treatment to those who need it most

Leaving deprivation out of standard risk assessments for heart disease is potentially denying life saving treatment to those who need it most