Toxicology of smokeless tobacco: implications for immune, reproductive, and cardiovascular systems.

@article{Willis2012ToxicologyOS,
  title={Toxicology of smokeless tobacco: implications for immune, reproductive, and cardiovascular systems.},
  author={Daniel N. Willis and Mary A. Popovech and Francesca M. Gany and Judith T. Zelikoff},
  journal={Journal of toxicology and environmental health. Part B, Critical reviews},
  year={2012},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={317-31}
}
The popularity of smokeless tobacco (ST), or noncombusted tobacco, usually placed within the mouth to be chewed, sucked, or swallowed, is growing rapidly and its prevalence of use is rising globally, due (in part) to greater convenience, as allowable cigarette smoking areas are rapidly decreasing, and increased social acceptability. Though data are limited, ST usage has been directly linked to a number of adverse health outcomes. The potential role that immune dysfunction, including… CONTINUE READING

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