Blood Clots More Common in Smokers
More often than not, these types of blood clots ... smoked. For example, if a person smoked 20 cigarettes per day, or one pack, for 10 years, that would equal 10 pack years. Therefore, if someone smoked one pack a day for 40 years, he or she would have ...
Lung Cancer Risk of One Marijuana Joint a Day Equals Daily Pack of Cigarettes
WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Jan. 29 -- Smoking a single marijuana joint may be as carcinogenic to the lung as 20 tobacco cigarettes, researchers here determined. Those who smoked the equivalent of one joint a day for 10 years had a 5.7 times higher lung ...
The Addiction Behind Cigarettes
... about cigarettes anywhere from 30-50 times a day. Beth, how long did you smoke, and how many cigarettes did you smoke daily? Beth: I smoked over the span of 16 years, about a pack a day. I'd usually have one or two cigarettes left over for the ride to ...
How Unhealthy Is Hookah?
Spend an hour smoking hookah, and you might as well have smoked a pack of cigarettes. That’s how much tar and nicotine you’ll be exposed to. “If you examine the stuff they’re inhaling ... it’s not as bad as doing it every day.
Kids, think before lighting up
They smoke. They have raspy voices, congestion and chronic cough due to the constant irritation of the nicotine on their vocal cords and lungs. Couldn’t be the cigarettes ... pack a day for the next 47 or 48 years. I quit 15 years ago. I sat down one ...