Cigars Are Just As Deadly As Cigarettes, New Research Reveals

November 10, 2014 11:18 PM

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It's unlikely that most people are regularly smoking cigars--at least like they smoke cigarettes. Yet recent findings published in the journal Cancer, Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.

For the study, researchers tested more than 25,500 participants for chemical signs of tobacco exposure while focusing on five chemicals, including the following: cotinine, 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanol (NNAL), lead, cadmium and arsenic. Researchers found that NNAL levels between ciga...

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