- 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.
- Related stocks: MO, RAI, PM, LO.
Surgeon General report finds more smoking risks
Jan 17 2014, 07:13 ET