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The dangers of tobacco are even greater for women and children: experts

Health experts say that women who smoke are more likely to have a narrowing of the arteries that supply blood to the heart and to prevent cardiovascular problems. In addition, a woman who inhales cigarettes smoked by her neighbor is just as vulnerable as the smoker. A 2016 study of smokers in South Africa showed that 8% of men smoked more than 8% of women over the age of 15, but women were more likely to have tobacco-related problems than men. Dr Sharon Nyatsanza, of the National Council Against Smoking (NCAS),

  1 year ago ago
The dangers of tobacco are even greater for women and children: experts