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Ulcerative Colitis

The Truth About UC and Smoking

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Louis Hansel

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Philippe Goulet

Smoking May Subdue Symptoms


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Donny Jiang

Smokers Are Less Likely to Develop UC


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Milan Popovic

Women Smokers With UC See Fewer Benefits


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The Apparent UC Benefits From Smoking Don't Outweigh the Risks


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New Research Challenges Older Findings


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Former Smokers Have More Severe UC Symptoms


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Histopathological scan showing deep vein thrombosisPatho

Smoking Ups the Odds of Getting DVTs and Blood Clots


These two X-rays show clear examples of low bone mineral density of the femoral neck (A) and the lumbar spine (B).
These two X-rays show clear examples of low bone mineral density of the femoral neck (A) and the lumbar spine (B).D. P. Germain

Smoking Increases Bone Loss


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Nicotine Might Be a Potential Treatment for UC—Someday


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Always Create a Quit Plan With Your Doctor


Emily Shiffer

Emily Shiffer

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Emily Shiffer is a former digital web producer for Men’s Health and Prevention, and is currently a freelancer writer specializing in health, wellness, weight loss, and fitness. She is currently based in Pennsylvania and loves all things antiques, cilantro, and American history.