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The Hidden Danger of Radioactive Polonium in Tobacco

Cigarette smoke contains over 8,000 toxic chemicals, 7 of which cause cancer. But an accidental discovery suggests that cigarettes are even more dangerous than previously believed. It appears that cigarette contains polonium, an extremely toxic compound. Polonium is a highly radioactive chemical with no stable isotopes. It was discovered in 1898 by Marie Curie herself – together with Pierre Curie. …

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The Pros and Cons of Electronic Cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes are battery-operated devices that work as an alternative to tobacco. The device works by heating a small amount of flavored liquid nicotine. As the nicotine is heated, it is atomized and converted into an inhalable mist. Nicotine is delivered to users by inhaling the mist as if smoking. Electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes come in a wide range of …

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What’s the Best Treatment for Tobacco Addiction?

Giving up tobacco is a challenging undertaking for most people. Some people are able to quit smoking cold turkey, but most people need a little help when it comes to kicking the habit. What’s really the best remedy for smoking addiction? According to a new study, the best treatment may be a combination of a nicotine patch and nicotine lozenge. …

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