Dr. Salim Surani: Why you should say “no” to smoking and vaping the first and every time

Dr. Salim Surani: Why you should say "no" to smoking and vaping the first and every timeBy Dr. Salim Surani

Vaping, smoking, puffing, sniffing, chewing and snorting seems like an adrenaline-pumping and exhilarating activity – at least, that’s what the tobacco and e-cigarette producers would like for consumers to believe. Cigarette smoking kills 480,000 Americans each year. This is equivalent to four jumbo jets crashing every single day, with no survivors.

If we consider tobacco issues worldwide, every six seconds, a person dies due to tobacco-related illnesses, and one in 10 people dies due to smoking. Unfortunately, this is not just limited to adults. In the United States, every day, 2,800 children try their first cigarette, leading to more than 250,000 new underage smokers per year. Surprisingly, 90 percent of adult smokers began smoking while they were in their teens and younger.

More at the source: http://inspirecoastalbendmag.com/2015/05/why-all-the-fuss/

Dr. Salim Surani has many titles, ranging from distinguished researcher and renowned pulmonologist to esteemed associate professor and valued mentor. Morehttps://www.christusspohnfoundation.org/foundation-profiles/champion-for-christus-spohns-path/

3 replies

  1. I agree with you that vaping and smoking is better to not start than to start at all. But for those who smoke cigarettes don’t you think that vaping is the healthier alternative? I would greatly appreciate it if you would follow me or check out my blog on vaping. Either way thank you for your inspirational writings. -bel

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