Are All Forms of Tobacco Bad for My Health?

Are All Forms of Tobacco Bad for My Health?

The use of smokeless tobacco products may be more widespread than some people previously thought. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals use of such products is highest in Wyoming and West Virginia.

Furthermore, the CDC says smokeless tobacco use is most prevalent among among young adults, men, and those who did not receive an education beyond the high school level.

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How Does Secondhand Smoke Exposure Affect My Insurance?

How Does Secondhand Smoke Exposure Affect My Insurance?

As a culture, Americans have been taught that there is one way to avoid the detrimental health effects of cigarette smoking: don’t smoke. However, a new study has found that more children are being exposed to tobacco smoke even if they aren’t lighting up themselves.

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How Dangerous is Third-Hand Smoke?

How Dangerous is Third-Hand Smoke?

Thirdhand smoke, like first and secondhand smoke, may also be a possible cause of asthma and lung cancer, a new study in the journal Environmental Science and Technology has found.

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Can I get insurance if I have lung cancer?

Can I get insurance if I have lung cancer?

Lung disease encompasses a wide range of afflictions—from the very treatable pneumonia to the controllable but not curable emphysema to lung cancer, whose victims have a five-year survival rate of just 6 to 15 percent.

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