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Rosacea Risk Persists Among Former Smokers

The risk of rosacea was significantly increased within 3 to 9 years since smoking cessation, and the significant association persisted among past smokers who had quit for >30 years, a recent study found. In order to determine the association between smoking and risk of incident rosacea, researchers included 95,809 women from Nurses’ Health Study II (1991–2005). Information on smoking was collected biennially during follow-up; information on the history of clinician-diagnosed rosacea and year of diagnosis was collected in 2005. They found…

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