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Smoking may be a risk factor for psoriasis

Smoking may be a risk factor for psoriasis

Researchers observed a positive correlation between the amount and duration of smoking and the occurrence of psoriasis.

Antidepressant serum levels may be lower in cigarette smokers

Serum concentration levels of several antidepressants were lower in cigarette smokers compared with nonsmokers.

Global tobacco control treaty reduced worldwide smoking rates

Countries committed to introducing policies such as high tobacco taxes and smoke-free public spaces.

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Electronic cigarettes—The primary care provider's response

Electronic cigarettes—The primary care provider's response

Although e-cigarettes may not be considered healthy, they may be the lesser of two evils when compared with traditional tobacco cigarettes.

Help smokers quit on the 'DOT'

Help smokers quit on the 'DOT'

The Department of Transportation's new physical examination requirement helps employees quit smoking.

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