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Why People Who Smoke Look Old

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Most of us are well aware of the effects of smoking on our health. But can smoking actually make you age faster? The short answer: yes. Not only can this vice potentially shorten your lifespan, but it can also have cosmetic repercussions. Discover the science behind why this happens in the following videos.

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How Smoking Can Age You

It starts with your blood vessels.

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Smoking Versus Vaping

What's the difference? Are the risks the same?

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Vaporizers use electrical current to heat substances to a controlled temperature, creating a vapor with minimal combustion. 01:20

  2. The e-liquid found in electronic cigarettes contains a base similar to the ones used in makeup and food to prevent sogginess. 01:59

  3. Vaporizer use is a relatively new trend, so longitudinal studies on it have not yet been conducted. 03:32

Why Do We Age?

Learn how factors like cells, genetics, and behavior play a part.

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