Smoking and obesity's lethal combo ups risk of lung cancer

Cigarette smoking by obese people may result in them facing additional health problems, a new research has suggested. Aaron Wright, who reported on the study, said that their research shows that smoking and obesity together may pose a triple health threat in addition to the increased risks for heart disease, cancer and diabetes. He said that the tobacco smoke and obesity also intensifies the cancer-causing potential of cigarette smoke and asserted that they were surprised to find that in some instances, the substances in second-hand smoke seem to have a more dramatic effect than just smoking.