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Casual Cocaine Users At Risk For Heart Disease

By Shawn Dwyer

According to a study, even recreational cocaine users suffer from high blood pressure which can lead to irreversible damage to the heart. MORE  

A Smoker's Guide to Health and Fitness

By Bryan Le

The title will raise eyebrows, but the authors of a new book tell The Fix that there's room for advice to smokers besides "just quit." MORE  

Is Stress as Harmful as Smoking?

By Bryan Le

Stress may elevate your risk of a heart attack by 27%—the same as smoking five cigarettes a day. MORE  

Smoking and Drinking Now Kill More Than Hunger

By Bryan Le

The world's three leading health risks are now high blood pressure, cigarettes and alcohol—all of which are avoidable. MORE  

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