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
The good news is that in recent years fewer Americans are smoking cigarettes, however many still continue to smoke, and unfortunately the... 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 »
In general, I think, people are aware that smoking is a major factor in lung disease, causing the overwhelming majority of chronic... Read more »