Turns out smoking causes more than just cancer and lung disease

We all know by now that cigarette smoking is linked to cancer and lung disease. But the Surgeon General has a new report out that shows what other diseases the habit causes. 

Diseases like liver cancer, colorectal cancer, Type 2 diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis. 

And there's new information on just what smoking actually costs us.

Marketplace's Nancy Marshall-Genzer joins host Lizzie O'Leary to discuss.

About the author

Nancy Marshall-Genzer is a senior reporter for Marketplace based in Washington, D.C. covering daily news.


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