Smoking Even Deadlier Than Previously Thought

February 14, 2015 9:59 AM

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According to a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine reveals that smoking is more dangerous than previously thought. The US surgeon general notes that previous research has revealed that there are 21 different diseases linked to the effects of smoking.

The new report, however, demonstrate that smoking can also raise the mortality rates of a number of disease not presently on the list. The study, which was funded by the American Cancer Society, reports a 17 percent rise in mortality among people who currently smoke because of illnesses presently no...

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