Being exposed to secondhand smoke is a known health hazard. Many people lay down no-smoking rules in their homes and cars, but too many people still have not adopted this personal policy.
Smoking is a known health hazard for pregnancies. But being exposed to smoke in utero may follow a baby girl into her own pregnancy when she grows up.
Smoking can make people look like an older person, but can it make people think like an older person? Alcoholics that also smoke may be prematurely aging their brains.
Teens have been smoking less in recent years, which is great. But overall, the use of smokeless tobacco has remained steady for over a decade.
Most people know that smoking and being overweight can harm their physical health. Heart disease risk factors, however, can also impair the ability to think.