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Scientists Just Discovered the Damage That One Hookah Session Does to the Body

While many might really enjoy believing that hookah is much better than smoking cigarettes because it’s water filtered, science says otherwise — hookah is so much worse for us than we all thought.

The findings of a new meta-analysis have been printed in the latest journal “Public Health Reports.” A team of researchers from the University of Pittsburgh reviewed 542 scientific articles related to cigarettes and smoking hookah, taking data from 17 of those articles to develop accurate and comparable estimates of the toxins humans inhale when they smoke.