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Smoking--is Less Worthless?
I researched smoking and surgery and was very upset to read the doctor who found smokers "stupid" despite his own past habit.Can we leave off on the value judgments and merely answer my question?(a "stupid" Ivy League B.A.,J.D., Ph.D,and smoker): If I cut down to bare minimum(2 cigs a day)will that decrease my risk of complications after surgery or must I completely stop? In other words, does the risk decrease with cigs smoked, or is it an all-or-nothing proposition (ie 2 packs/day=2 cigs/day)?
Smoking and Cosmetic surgery
Wound healing can be impaired by cigarette smoking
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