Smoking Rots Your Brain, Too

Study finds it's associated with cognitive decline

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 26, 2012 7:17 AM CST | Updated Dec 1, 2012 7:54 AM CST

(Newser) – Bad news, smokers: The nicotine habit doesn't just hurt your lungs, it also rots your brain, according to a new study. Researchers gave brain tests to participants over the age of 50, and repeated those tests after four years and again after eight. They...   Read full story »


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