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Heavy Smoking in Middle Age Doubles Risk of Alzheimer's, Report Finds


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- 3037 days ago - latimes.com
In one of the first studies to examine smoking's effect on the brain, those who smoked more than two packs a day in middle age were 114% more likely than nonsmokers to develop dementia later in life.



   

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patrica and edw jones (190)
Monday October 25, 2010, 6:15 pm
Glad to say I have never smoked in my life - although Edward has. Have been subjected to a great deal of passive smoking but happily - it has not had any serious effect on me.
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Monday October 25, 2010, 7:04 pm
Noted , thanks !!
 

Alex Keir (0)
Monday October 25, 2010, 7:25 pm
Yet another good reason not to smoke.
 

Carol H (229)
Tuesday October 26, 2010, 5:01 am
noted, thanks Cal
 
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