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Whether you’re just changing with the times or looking for safer ways to get your fix, e-cigarettes are a much better alternative to regular cigarettes. Why? Well, there’s no extra burned things, like paper (and whatever other additives) to spread carcinogens into your lungs. E-cigarette vapor is far “cleaner”. But. E-cigarette vapor has been shown […]

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Tobacco smoke increases the virulence of MRSA and other antibiotic resistant bacteria while simultaneously hindering the body’s ability to fight them. E-Cigarette vapor has this effect, but not as strongly as regular cigarette smoke. So, it’s better, but still not good. Any cells regularly exposed to tobacco smoke are at an increased risk for MRSA […]

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If you’re reading this health blog and you smoke, chances are you’ve thought more than once about how to quit! Smoking cigarettes is highly addictive; although everyone experiences addiction differently (and some may have certain genetic immunity or susceptibility to it), almost everyone is prone to develop an addiction to nicotine—it begins rewiring your brain […]

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Lung cancer and bladder tumours have officially been linked to diesel exhausts by the World Health Organization. About 15% of lung cancers are not related to cigarette smoke, and among those, pollution, like car fumes, is a leading cause (a genetic factor is also strongly suspected). That means that truck drivers, people with long commutes, […]

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