Obesity combined with exposure to cigarette smoke may pose new health concerns

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 12:00 in Health & Medicine

Millions of people who are obese and smoke tobacco may face additional health problems — including their responses to common prescription medicines — that extend beyond the well-known links with cancer, heart attacks and stroke, according to a new. The risks may extend to non-smokers who inhale smoke from cigarettes smouldering nearby.

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