For the first time, women are as likely to die as men from many diseases caused by smoking.
My sons were both under two years old and never got to know my dad due to his smoking habit. They were middle school age when my father-in-law passed away so they have memories of him, but most of those memories are of him being out of breath and unable to walk, along with his uncontrollable coughing.
Did you know that children who are raised by smokers are more likely to become smokers themselves? I am very proud of the fact that I nor any of my four siblings smoke and both of our parents were smokers! “Quit smoking today for those you love!”
Secondhand smoke is the combination of smoke from the burning end of a cigarette and the smoke breathed out by smokers. Secondhand smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals. Hundreds are toxic and about 70 can cause cancer. Since the 1964…
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