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July 26, 2005

Cigarette Smoking a Risk for Graves' Disease

Women who smoke are twice as likely to develop an overactive thyroid caused by Graves' disease, a study shows. Researchers say the results suggest that cigarette smoking should be considered a major risk factor for the mysterious disorder. (WebMD)

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