Source: The Mercury, 2 April, 1992, p.1

That's Life

A recently-published  
study by a professor of  
environmental health at  
Colorado State Universi- 
ty, has found dogs with  
owners who smoke are  
slightly more likely to  
develop lung cancer -  
but only if the dogs have  
short noses. Long-nosed  
dogs were no more likely  
to develop lung cancer  
than dogs living in non- 
smoking households. The  
bad news was those same  
dogs might have a higher  
risk of nasal cancer.

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