FIUSM: Hookah trend unhealthy despite popular belief with Wazim Maziak

12908188093_1d159ffd57_bProfessor Wazim Maziak at

“We’ve seen that hookah delivers larger amounts of carbon monoxide, one of the main cardiovascular risk factors, than cigarettes,” he said. “One of the major carcinogens — substances that cause cancer — called nitrosamines have been found in hookah smokers in levels comparable to cigarette smokers.”

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Author: William-Jose Velez

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