(Reuters Health) - Smoking just one cigarette a day carries half the risk for cardiovascular disease and stroke as a pack-a-day habit, according to research that concludes there is no safe level of smoking.
Doctors ask patients about smoking habits for the same reason they check weight, blood pressure, breathing and heart beat during a visit.
Impact of one daily cigarette on risk of heart disease and stroke greater than previously thought Smoking just one cigarette a day is more dangerous than commonly thought, say researchers who have found it still raises the risk of c...
Smoking just one cigarette a day has a much higher risk of developing coronary heart disease and stroke than expected -- about half the risk of smoking 20 per day -- concludes a new review.
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