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Most smokers know that smoking causes breathing problems and lung cancer, but they may not be aware of the other health problems it can cause. (Photo: gunnerl/Getty Images)

Health Risks

Smoking Risks Are More Than Lung Cancer Doctors ask patients about smoking habits for the same reason they check weight, blood pressure, breathing and heart beat during a visit. The answers – much like the results of the other checks – provide information that offers clues to
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Alcohol has been shown to increase other types of cancer as well. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Breast Cancer & Alcohol

Alcohol and Breast Cancer: What to Know Can as little as one alcoholic drink a day raise your breast cancer risk? Studies say yes. But does that mean you should steer clear of alcohol completely? And what about that glass of wine that is supposed to be good for you? Alcoholic
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