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September 2013

Tobacco Smoke Mimics Jet Lag, Study Confirms

Tobacco Smoke Mimics Jet Lag, Study Confirms

We all know that traveling to different time zones or working the night shift shakes up our body clocks. A new URMC study also shows that tobacco smoke can harm circadian rhythms, by changing gene expression patterns in lung tissue. 

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