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CDC Fact Sheet: Health Effects of Cigarette Smoking

Discusses how smoking harms nearly every organ of the body and causes many diseases, reducing the health of smokers in general. Gives references.

CDC: Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products

Article talks about health hazards of nicotine build up in body from smoking. Also presents findings of research about related drugs like heroin and cocaine.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The CDC gives information about smoking and tobacco use. Includes quitting, data and statistics, health effects, tobacco control programs, the industry, and smokeless tobacco.

Smoking and Secondhand Smoke

Article reports development of cardiovascular diseases due to nicotine inhalation. Also features other health risks of tobacco use.

Tobacco and Cancer

Contains information on how using tobacco affects health, including cigarettes, cigars, secondhand smoke, and cancer fact sheet.

Tobacco.org: Health

Information page links to articles on secondhand smoke, pica, lung cancer risks, and tips for quitting.

World Health Organization

WHO provides information about tobacco and its use. Includes a Q&A, general and technical details, fact files, publications, and statistics.

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