‘Big Sugar’ Is as Hazardous as ‘Big Tobacco’

‘Big Sugar’ Is as Hazardous as ‘Big Tobacco’

Last week, the Journal of the American Medical Association published papers revealing that, in 1965, the sugar industry paid three scientists from Harvard to draw attention away from the connection between sugar and heart disease and focus instead on fat. In their findings, they relegated sugar to a problem for the dentist, not the cardiologist. […]

Smoking Helps Protect Against Lung Cancer? [Video]

Smoking Helps Protect Against Lung Cancer? [Video]

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), smoking cigarettes is number one on the lists of risk factors for lung cancer. Reportedly, in the United States, cigarette-smoking links to about 80 to 90 percent of lung cancers, however, other tobacco products such as cigars or pipes also increase the risk for lung […]

Schizophrenia Linked to Smoking Cigarettes

Schizophrenia Linked to Smoking Cigarettes

An increased risk of developing schizophrenia and psychosis has been linked to smoking cigarettes by a recent study published in The Lancet Psychiatry, an online journal. The lead author of the study, which was conducted by a team of psychiatric researchers from King’s College London, was Sameer Jauhar. Psychiatric researchers have been struck by the […]

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