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Not just cancer and heart problems, tobacco may cause blindness: AIIMS Drs

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New Delhi, (Hindustan times), Sept 02, 2017 - It’s well-known that smoking even mild or light cigarettes puts you at greater risk of lung cancer, and that smokers are at higher risk of developing mental illnesses. Despite knowing the ill effects, a survey found that 9 in 10 Indians smokers try to quit but fail.   


Doctors at AIIMS now provide an additional reason to quit smoking. They said that tobacco not only causes cancer, its prolonged consumption also may also lead to blindness, and often such cases are irreversible.  

 

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