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What drugs is worse for your health: tobacco, alcohol or heroin?

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Dr. Susan Woods
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Its not a contest: What's better for your health, great sleep, excellent nutrition, or a positive outlook on life? Answer: all of the above! (i don't mean to be snarky). There is no level of tobacco or heroin that's ok. Alcohol is a different story, but it's not clear whether there is a 'healthy' amount, or if drinking a small amount does not worsen your health risk. Heroin and tobacco are both highly addictive.
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