Children of heavy smokers more likely to become heavy smokers

May 12, 2014 9:51 PM

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Children of heavy smokers more likely to become heavy smokers

The findings suggested parents quitting smoking early in their children's lives might be critical to prevent another generation smoking.

Lead investigator Darren Mays, an assistant professor of oncology at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, said nicotine dependence involves strong cravings to smoke, which results in the need for more nicotine to feel the same effect. Without nicotine, the smoker will feel withdrawal of ...

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