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Smokers with gene defect have one in four chance of developing lung cancer
Which I think means that those without it have a 10% chance. Anyone care to check my maths?
cancer  genetics  smoking 
june 2014 by andrewducker
Smoking bans may reduce heart attacks by more than a third
Two independent health reviews have found that heart attack rates dropped steeply in areas where bans have been introduced, with one reporting 36% fewer cases three years after smoke-free legislation came in.
health  smoking  heart 
september 2009 by andrewducker
Hollywood 'paid fortune to smoke'
Stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood, including Henry Fonda, Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Joan Crawford and even Al Jolson were paid a fortune to promote smoking.
society  smoking  movies  hollywood  advertising 
september 2008 by andrewducker
Teen drink and drug use falling
Smokers also fall - from 53% in 1982 to 33% last year.
drink  drugs  smoking  uk 
july 2008 by andrewducker
Toenails point to heart disease
Measuring the nicotine content in toenail clippings can help predict a woman's heart disease risk.
Analysis of toenails from more than 62,500 women showed double the level of nicotine in those with heart disease than those without the condition.
health  smoking 
june 2008 by andrewducker

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