Living WELL

Elmore, Judith
January 2006
PN;Jan2006, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p32
Trade Publication
The article discusses the effect of smoking on human health. The American Lung Association has revealed that smoking related diseases claim about 440,000 American lives per year. Smoke of cigarette contains more than 4,800 chemicals, 69 of which are known to cause cancer. Smoking can affect bones and may cause pressure ulcers. Moreover, it may even contribute to bladder infections. Several studies over the years have shown that bladder cancer is related to smoking, as cancer-carrying agents may be present in the urine.


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