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Does smoking cigarettes cause brain damage?
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Smoking & The Brain: Research led by scientists in india suggests there is a direct link between smoking and brain damage whereby a compound in tobacco that turns into a cancer-causing chemical once it has been through the body's metabolism, triggers white blood cells in the brain's immune system to attack healthy brain cells.
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