Some lung damage, such as inflammation of the airway caused by smoking, can be reversed by the cessation of smoking, reports Time magazine. Most damage caused by emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chron... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Smoking cigarettes damages the entire body and causes lung cancer, cardiovascular disease, stroke, throat cancer, tongue cancer and premature aging, notes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Smoking also affe... More » Health

The dangers associated with smoking cigarettes include greater risk of heart disease, stroke and lung cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Smoking can cause cancer in almost all parts of t... More » Health
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