Category Archives: Science and Technology

With lung cancer, quitters do better than smokers

October 12, 2012 / / — Younger people with advanced lung cancer who quit smoking more than a year before their diagnosis survive longer than those who continue smoking, according to a new study. It’s known that people who never smoked are more likely to survive the disease than those who light up. But […]

Veterans are at higher risk of alcohol abuse relapse due to smoking

October 12, 2012 / Science Codex / — In a new study published in Frontiers, Dr Timothy Durazzo and colleagues from the San Francisco VA Medical Center and University of California, San Francisco, expand upon their decade of research showing that smoking while kicking the alcohol habit impairs memory, learning and other cognitive skills–ultimately making […]

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