According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), lung cancer accounts for about 30% of cancer deaths per year in the United States. The majority of lung cancer cases result from smoking. Men who smoke are 23% more likely than male nonsmokers to develop lung cancer, and women smokers are 13% more likely than female nonsmokers to develop lung cancer. More than half of lung … [Read more...] about Need More Reasons to Stop Smoking?
Norwegian researchers have discovered that women who smoke are 59 percent more likely than non-smokers to have an early menopause. The researchers say smokers are more likely to begin the menopause before the age of 45 putting themselves at an increased risk of osteoporosis and heart disease. Dr. Thea F. Mikkelsen of the University of Oslo and her colleagues found that … [Read more...] about Smoking Brings on Menopause