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Smoking Status Inversely Linked to Primary Sjogren Syndrome

Smoking Status Inversely Linked to Primary Sjogren Syndrome

Data show that current smoking status was inversely associated with primary Sjogren syndrome.

FDA Receives an 'F' in Tobacco Prevention Report Card

The US Food and Drug Administration was given an "F" in a new American Lung Association report card evaluating tobacco prevention programs.

Smoking Tied to Peripheral Artery Disease in African-Americans

Current smokers had increased risk for measures of subclinical peripheral artery disease.

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Thirdhand Smoke: A New Concept Rising From Old Residue

Thirdhand Smoke: A New Concept Rising From Old Residue

The concept of thirdhand smoke was originally introduced in 1953, when rodent studies first demonstrated the carcinogenic effects of the residue from tobacco smoke.

Sex and drugs: An interview about discussing sensitive patient topics

Sex and drugs: An interview about discussing sensitive patient topics

Dr Windel Stracener, a family practitioner for 22 years, discusses substance abuse, sexual activity, and other sensitive topics many clinicians do not ask their patients.

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