Cigarettes Are Radioactive And This Is Why They Cause Cancer — Reality Decoded

It’s well-recognized that smoking cigarettes can cause lung cancer, but did you know it was because they are radioactive? Polonium-210, a radioactive element that is also chemically toxic, causes the most lung damage. Smoking 1 1/2 packs of cigarettes per day can expose your bronchial epithelium to a radiation dose equivalent to 300 chest x-rays. […]

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