Surgeon General expands list of diseases caused by smoking

Smokers risk developing more than respiratory illnesses, says a new report by U.S. Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona. New diseases linked to smoking include cancers of the kidney, pancreas and stomach, as well as cataracts, periodontitis, acute myeloid leukemia and abdominal aortic aneurysm. Some women who smoke may also increase their risk of breast cancer, the report concluded.

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