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Smoking as a risk factor

Everyone knows that smoking is a major health hazard: it?s the leading preventable cause of death in the United States. But some people may be surprised to learn that smoking is not only a cause of cancer, but also one of the most significant risk factors for heart disease. People who smoke are two to three times as likely to die from heart disease as nonsmokers.…

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