Posts Tagged ‘smokers’

Scientists Learn Why Smoking Causes People to Look Older

Thursday, February 2, 2012 16:44 Comments Off

Smokers look older than non-smokers, and scientists have identified a skin protein called “matrix metalloprotienase-1 (MMP-1),” as a probable cause. Smoking, like ultraviolet radiation, is known to have an aging effect on human skin.

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Tobacco Habit and Dependency

Thursday, April 14, 2011 5:27 Comments Off

There are 3,000 children trying tobacco every day. The tobacco industry described children as their “replacement smokers.” Three out of four children will try tobacco. Three out of five children who try cigarettes will become daily smokers. Nicotine dependency is a pediatric disorder. The average age of first use is 11 in the United States. […]

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