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Smoking, the Heart and Circulation

Tobacco use is the leading behavioural risk factor for cardiovascular diseases including heart disease and stroke. Smoking causes around 20,000 deaths from heart and circulatory disease in the UK each year. August 2021.

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Secondhand Smoke

Breathing other people’s smoke is called passive, involuntary or secondhand smoking. Health impacts range from eye irritation, headache, cough and sore throat, to heart disease and lung cancer. March 2020.

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