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New Research Sheds Light on Dangers of Hookah Smoking

According to CBS News, smoking hookah may be just as dangerous as smoking other forms of tobaccoA new study published in Cancer, Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention has found that the smoke from hookah contains benzene, a chemical that has been linked to increasing a person’s risk for leukemia. The study reported that levels of SPMA, a byproduct of benzene were found to be several times higher than normal in the urine of both smokers and non-smokers who were exposed to the smoke from the water pipes.

Read the article published by CBS News.

Read the study published in Cancer, Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.