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The Impact Of Smoking On Health

Smoking has been linked to a set of chronic diseases, and cancers:

smoking related diseases

The conclusions from reports of general surgeons in the US have evolved from a few  associations in 1964 to a robust body of evidence documenting the health consequences from both active smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke across a range of diseases and organ systems. In 2004 a report concluded that smoking affects nearly every organ of the body, and the evidence in this report provides even more support for that finding.

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