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What about screening for lung cancer?

10 Nov 2023

This article was originally posted in the Montreal Gazette.

The COVID Science Express: Smoking and Sex Differences

1 May 2020

A weekly explanation of the emerging science behind COVID-19 and its infectious agent, SARS-CoV-2....

Juul's Harmful Side Effects

31 Oct 2019

On September 25, 2019, CNN news announced, “the CEO of Juul is out, as a growing number of vaping-related death and threats of federal regulation present a monumental challenge for the e-cigarette...

Eggplants Contain Nicotine

8 Feb 2018

Eggplant seeds (and they have many) contain nicotinoid alkaloids, which are responsible for the slightly bitter taste of the purple berry. The concentration of nicotine itself is about 100...

Bee Buzz

20 Mar 2017

Bees are critical to agriculture, there is no doubt about that. They fertilize various crops by spreading the pollen that they collect to meet their protein and fat needs. Recently there has been...

Are Electronic Cigarettes the New Trend?

20 Mar 2017

These plastic cigs dispenses nicotine vapour without releasing any of the harmful substances found in tobacco smoke. The idea is to try and satisfy a smoker’s need for a nicotine fix without...

What is snus?

20 Mar 2017

Snus, pronounced snoos, is a smokeless form of tobacco which is produced and used essentially only in Norway and Sweden. Snus is typically placed under the upper lip, either as loose tobacco,...

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