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Tobacco use causes many types of cancer

Tobacco use causes many types of cancer

Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of cancer deaths. It causes at least 12 types of cancer. People who use tobacco or are exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to get and die from cancer. Cigarette smoking causes 3 in 10 of all cancer deaths.

11/10/2016 7:30:00 AM

E-cigarette Ads and Youth

E-cigarette Ads and Youth

About 7 in 10 middle and high school students - more than 18 million young people - see e-cigarette advertising in stores, online, in newspapers and magazines, or on television and in movies, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report.

1/5/2016 8:02:00 AM

Secondhand Smoke Exposure

Secondhand Smoke Exposure

Although secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure in the United States dropped by half between 1999-2000 and 2011-2012, one in four nonsmokers -- 58 million people -- are still exposed to SHS, according to a new Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

2/3/2015 8:07:00 AM

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