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Tobacco smoke

Known as: Smoke, smoke tobacco 
Smoke from burning tobacco (cigarettes, cigars, or pipes) and exhaled by a smoker. Tobacco smoke contains nicotine, a stimulant, and other… 
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The U.S. scientific community has long led the world in research on such areas as public health, environmental science, and… 
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
There is no safe level of exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke. tobacco smok Monitor Monitor tobacco use and prevention policies… 
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
RATIONALE Prenatal exposure to tobacco smoke increases the risk for diseases later in the child's life that may be mediated… 
Review
2005
Review
2005
Background—Secondhand smoke increases the risk of coronary heart disease by ≈30%. This effect is larger than one would expect on… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Abstract Objective To compare the hazards of cigarette smoking in men who formed their habits at different periods, and the… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Review
2002
Review
2002
It is estimated that cigarette smoking kills over 1 000 000 people each year by causing lung cancer as well as many other… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
Abstract Objective: To quantify the effects of smoke-free workplaces on smoking in employees and compare these effects to those… 
Review
1999
Review
1999
  • S. Hecht
  • Journal of the National Cancer Institute
  • 1999
  • Corpus ID: 7134308
The complexity of tobacco smoke leads to some confusion about the mechanisms by which it causes lung cancer. Among the multiple…