Strokes are more likely to occur if you smoke, the director of external affairs at Stroke Association has said, as Public Health England launches a new stop-smoking campaign to highlight the unseen harms on smokers' bodies.
Joe Korner added: "Stroke is a major cause of death and adult disability in the UK and you are twice as likely to have a stroke if you smoke. The more you smoke, the more your risk increases."
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