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Just One Cigarette a Day Increases the Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke!

Friday, February 2, 2018

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Source Name: BMJ


Allan Hackshaw, Joan K Morris, Sadie Boniface, Jin-Ling Tang, Dušan Milenković

This review included 55 publications covering 141 cohort studies.  The authors found that the relative risk of stroke associated with smoking just one cigarette a day was 1.25 to 1.31, and for coronary artery disease it was 1.48 to 1.57.  There is no safe level of smoking.

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