Heavy smoking can damage vision, Rutgers researcher finds

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Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day can damage your vision, a study co-authored by a Rutgers researcher finds.

The research appears in the journal Psychiatry Research.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 34.3 million adults in the United States currently smoke cigarettes and that more than 16 million live with a smoking-related disease, many of which affect the cardiovascular system.

The study included 71 healthy people who smoked fewer than 15 cigarettes in their lives and 63 who smoked more than 20 cigarettes a day, were diagnosed with tobacco addiction and reported no attempts to stop smoking. The participants were

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