New findings may explain why some non-smokers get COPD while some heavy smokers don't.
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An addiction psychiatrist explains why smoking raises the risks from COVID-19 and how to quit.
May 5, 2020 • ~7 min
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For smokers and older adults, COVID-19 can lead to more extreme symptoms and serious respiratory illness. New research is digging into why.
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Despite previous study's findings, new research shows that white people are smoking more cigarettes and are more nicotine dependent than Native Americans.
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"Smoking cessation interventions at... lung screening could result in many additional lung cancer deaths prevented and considerable life-years gained."
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Cigarette smokers bring dangerous compounds into non-smoking environments on their skin and clothes, researchers report.
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According to a new study, about four in 10 air pollution deaths in the US are due to emissions crossing state lines.
Feb. 12, 2020 • ~7 min
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Our fears of a youth vaping epidemic may be overblown: A new study finds that most teens don't vape—and those that do, don't on a regular basis.
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