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Breathing the Air in 6 U.S. Cities Is Like Smoking a Pack a Day

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Featured Article, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular, Lung Cancer by Garry Messick0 Comments

Even if you’ve never lit a cigarette in your life, your lungs may be as badly damaged as someone who has smoked a pack a day for 29 years.

That’s the chilling finding of a new study that analyzed the long-term effects of breathing the polluted air of six major U.S. cities.

Researchers looked at more than 7,000 people from 2000 to 2018.

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6 Jobs That Can Give You Cancer

In All Health Watch, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Lung Cancer, Prostate Cancer by Garry Messick0 Comments

Certain jobs are notorious for being dangerous.

Coal miners, police officers, convenience store clerks, and roofers, for example, generally know what they are getting into.

But some work risks are less visible, even if they are just as real.

Studies have found that people in several occupations are at far greater risk for cancer than the general population. Here are six jobs that increase your chances of developing the disease:

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Vaping Doesn’t Help People Quit Smoking

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Lung Cancer by INH Research0 Comments

Ever since they hit the market, e-cigarettes have been controversial. Some health experts say they help people quit regular cigarettes. But others say they not only don’t help you kick the tobacco habit, but they cause their own set of health problems.

Even the Food and Drug Administration got into the act by issuing a statement that e-cigarettes “may be effective aids to help quit smoking.”1

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Red Wine Protects Against Some of Smoking’s Ill Effects

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Cancer, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Lung Cancer by INH Research0 Comments

A new study has uncovered a simple strategy to lessen the damage of smoking: Drink a glass or two of red wine before lighting up.

When you smoke a cigarette, immediate damage occurs in your blood vessels. Smoking introduces toxic chemicals into your bloodstream. They cause inflammation that prematurely ages the endothelial cells that make up the lining of your blood vessels.

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Combining These Two Foods Stops Cancer

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Cancer, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Lung Cancer, Men's Health by INH Research1 Comment

For years, cancer researchers have been baffled by a phenomenon called the “Japanese lung cancer paradox.”

American men who smoke have a 40 times greater risk of lung cancer than men who don’t smoke.

But Japanese men who smoke have a much lower incidence of lung cancer than American smokers. Their risk is still high—6.3 times greater than nonsmokers—but it’s just a fraction of the threat faced by American tobacco users.

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