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Lighting up in uniform: Study looks at what makes soldiers reach for a pack of cigarettes or not

Is it possible to predict which soldier will start smoking and which one will maybe quit? Yes, say researchers in the US, especially when factors such as alcohol use, gender, a soldier's rank, war zone stressors and unit support are considered. A new study looks at smoking behavior in the military.
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