Smokers underestimate risks of a few cigarettes

17 abril 2015

Many people still dangerously underestimate the health risks associated with smoking even a few cigarettes a day, despite decades of public health campaigning, researchers report. «People who smoke very much tend to underestimate their risks,» an investigator said, «and it makes me think that ‘denial’ is still prevalent. As an oncologist and tobacco control advocate, it amazes me and strikes me as so unfortunate that such lack of knowledge is so prevalent.»