Tag: second hand smoke

Even with Weight Gain, Quitting Smoking Still Better for Your Health

Among adults without diabetes, quitting smoking, compared with continuing smoking, was associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease despite subsequent weight gain, according to a study appearing in the March 13 issue of JAMA.‰ÛÏCigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable mortality in the United States and a major...

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Exposure to Tobacco Smoke Cause IMMEDIATE Body Damage

A new report by U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin says that exposure to tobacco smoke – no matter how small – causes immediate damage to your body that can lead to serious illness or death. The report, How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: The Biology and Behavioral Basis for Smoking-Attributable...

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