Smoking’s Toll on Health Is Even Worse Than Previously Thought, a Study Finds

Researchers found that smoking was linked to significantly increased risks of infection, kidney disease, intestinal disease caused by inadequate blood flow, and heart and lung ailments not previously attributed to tobacco. The new findings, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, are based on health data from nearly a million people who were followed for 10 years. Via The New York Times. Posted February 11, 2015.

–Alanna McCatty


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Alanna M. is a graduate of Pace University.


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