Cigar may be as bad for your Health as Cigarettes: Study

November 10, 2014 12:44 PM

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According to a research paper published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, cigar smoking is as injurious to health as cigarette smoking. It exposes users to same type of harmful substances that are being experienced by smokers.

Lead researcher, Dr. Jiping Chen, an epidemiologist in the Office of Science at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products, was of the view that cigar smokers have higher level of toxic substances in their body than non-smokers.

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