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Lung Cancer

14 Lesser Known Risks of Smoking

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Smoking while pregnant increases risk of asthma in the baby


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Smoking increases risk of ALS


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Smoking weakens bones


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Smoking leads to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)


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Increases risk of ectopic pregnancy


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Second-hand smoke leads to diabetes and obesity


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Smoking causes DNA changes that affect kids


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Smoking linked to skin cancer risk


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Smoking increases harmful mouth bacteria


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Speeds up cognitive decline in men


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Increases risk of heart disease and stroke


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Causes pregnancy and birth issues


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Increases risk of peptic ulcers


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Can cause erectile dysfunction


Allison Tsai

Allison Tsai

Allison wrote for HealthCentral as an editor and producer for Allergy, Asthma, Cold & Flu, COPD, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Skin Care, Skin Cancer, and Sleep Disorders.