A Report of the Surgeon General: How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: The Biology and Behavioral Basis for Smoking-Attributable Disease, 2010
- Executive Summary: How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease [PDF- 354KB]
- Full Report: How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease
These booklets summarize the findings of the report and their implications for both consumers and clinicians:
- For consumers: A Report of the Surgeon General: How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: What It Means to You
- For clinicians: What to Tell Your Patients About Smoking
Ordering printed copies: To order printed copies of these documents, go to www.cdc.gov/tobacco and click the Publications Catalog link under Tools & Resources.
The Surgeon General’s report was announced on Thursday, December 9, 2010 at a media event at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.
Heart Stopper: How Tobacco Smoke Can lead to a Heart Attack – Even Death
Using hyper-realistic animation illustrating how smoking causes a heart attack, this 30-second public service announcement (PSA) features the U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Regina M. Benjamin.