Water pipe smoking: not risk free.

  title={Water pipe smoking: not risk free.},
  author={Judy Peres},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  volume={106 8}
For young adults who frequent hookah bars, water pipe smoking leads to elevated levels of nicotine, cotinine, tobacco-related carcinogens, and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in urine. These findings, published May 16 in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention, raise alarms about a practice rapidly gaining in popularity. “We should forget the myth… CONTINUE READING