2010 Surgeon General’s Report

How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: The Biology and Behavioral Basis for Smoking-Attributable Disease

How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: What It Means to You [PDF – 2 MB]

An easy-to-read booklet explaining new scientific findings about how deadly cigarettes are and how quickly they can damage your body.

El humo del tabaco causa enfermedades: cómo le afecta a usted [PDF – 2.94 MB]

Un cuadernillo fácil de leer que revela descubrimientos científicos recientes sobre la letalidad de los cigarrillos y la rapidez con que pueden afectar su cuerpo.

Is What You Know About Smoking Wrong? [PDF – 2.1 MB]

A fact sheet that addresses several myths and common misperceptions about smoking and secondhand smoke.

What to Tell Your Patients About Smoking [PDF – 214 KB]

A one-page fact sheet explaining new scientific findings as well as talking points to help medical providers speak with patients about quitting tobacco use.

Cómo hablar con sus pacientes sobre el tabaquismo [PDF – 252 KB]

Una hoja informativa de una página que explica descubrimientos científicos recientes y ofrece puntos a abordar para asistir a los prestadores de atención médica en las conversaciones con sus pacientes sobre cesación del tabaquismo.

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Disclaimer: Data and findings provided in the publications on this page reflect the content of this particular Surgeon General’s Report. More recent information may exist elsewhere on the Smoking & Tobacco Use Web site (for example, in fact sheets, frequently asked questions, or other materials that are reviewed on a regular basis and updated accordingly).