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Health Alert: Holding Off On the First Cigarette Could Be Beneficial

(CBS)- The timing of that first cigarette of the day can have serious consequences for smokers. Holding off that first cigarette of the day could be beneficial to a smoker's health.  Researchers in Maryland found people who waited at least an hour before smoking in the morning have a significantly lower risk of developing lung cancer.

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(CBS)-  Doctors at the Cleveland Clinic have discovered a protein that slows tumor growth.  It also slows the development of new blood vessels that cause cancers to metastasize.  Researchers hope the finding will lead to new cancer treatments in the future.

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(CBS)-  Put down the tanning oil.  A new study helps explain why some people seem addicted to sun bathing.  Researchers in Massachusetts found chronic exposure to ultraviolet radiation causes the release of so-called "feel good' hormones which can lead to addictive behaviors.  

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