Smoking May Be More Dangerous Than Previously Thought, Study Says

February 12, 2015 11:34 AM

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Smoking May Be More Dangerous Than Previously Thought, Study Says

Smoking may contribute to the deaths of an additional 60,00-120,000 Americans per year says a new study published by The New England Journal of Medicine.

From the years 2000 to 2011 researchers followed nearly a million people, including 89,000 current smokers, and concluded that smoking increased the risk of deaths from diseases not previously associated with the habit, according to the New York Times.

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