Do you think that a quick smoke will not harm you? Think again Smoking just one cigarette a day is associated with a high risk of heart disease.
This comes from the perspective of researchers who analyzed the results of 141 studies and estimated the relative risk of smoking one, five or 20 cigarettes a day.
They found that smoking one cigarette a day was linked to a 48 percent increased risk of coronary artery disease (CHD) in men. Women saw a risk that was at least 57 percent higher …