Surgeon General report finds more smoking risks

|By:, SA News Editor

A new report from the U.S. Surgeon General links cigarettes to even more types of illness including liver cancer, diabetes, and rheumatoid arthritis.

Standing out in the findings was the determination that secondhand smoke increased the risk of a stroke by 20% to 30%.

Smoking-related deaths in the U.S. are pegged at 480K per year, up from a prior estimate of 443K.

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