Smoking -- even just a few cigarettes a day -- has been linked to many serious health risks. Up to half of all current tobacco users will die from a tobacco-related disease, some of which are discussed below.
According to the American Lung Association, smoking is directly responsible for about 90% of the deaths due to lung cancer. Smoking is also responsible for the majority of deaths due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes emphysema...Read more
Back in the day (and at present) I facilitate addiction recovery groups, having sobered up in ’78 and eschewing nicotine since ’93. ... Read more »
An interesting book has been published that reports on study results which seem to contradict common sense. Smokers appear to be... Read more »
Recently a woman who appeared unwell attended an open SOS meeting that I led. She was two days off the patch and lived in a household with... Read more »