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Veterans Are at Higher Risk of Alcohol Abuse Relapse Due to Smoking

(10/18/2012)

Veterans Are at Higher Risk of Alcohol Abuse Relapse Due to Smoking
Science Daily

October 12, 2012

Active duty US soldiers smoke at around a 10% higher rate than the civilian population. And after serving their country in the military, they statistically run higher risks of alcohol and substance abuse.  According to new research, those who smoke while kicking the alcohol habit have impairments in memory, learning, and other cognitive skills, which ultimately make it more difficult to the weather the long storm of sobriety. 

View the full article here: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/10/121012141838.htm


Keywords: veterans, higher risk, alcohol, alcohol abuse, relapse, smoking



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