Tobacco Kills, No Matter How It's Smoked: Study
TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Smokers who think cigars or pipes are somehow safer than cigarettes may want to think again, new research indicates.
The study tracked the health and habits of more than 357,000 Americans from 1985 to 2011.
It found that, compared to people who had never smoked, people who regularly smoked only cigarettes had double the risk of death in that time frame, from whatever the cause. And they had quadruple the odds of dying from a tobacco-linked cancer such as cancer of the lung, bladder, esophagus, pancreas, larynx and mouth.
But people who claimed they smoked only cigars weren't off the hook.Full Article