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Health Status Outcomes for Cigarette Smoking Among Adults

Health Status Outcomes

According to the CDC^1^, cigarette smoking increases the risk of many types of '''cancer''', '''coronary heart disease''', '''stroke''', '''diabetes''', and '''chronic obstructive pulmonary disease''' (which includes '''emphysema''' and '''chronic bronchitis'''). Cigarette smoking also increases risk for '''tuberculosis''', '''certain eye diseases''', and '''problems of the immune system''', including '''rheumatoid arthritis'''. Cigarette smoking during pregnancy increases the risk for '''pregnancy complications'''. 1. [ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Smoking & Tobacco Use: Health Effects.] [Last accessed on 1/28/20]

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