Holding off on that first cigarette of the day could be beneficial to smokers

Posted at 12:52 PM, Jun 20, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-20 15:25:14-04

Smokers may be exposed to greater health risks depending on the time of day they start smoking.

Researchers in Maryland found that people who wait at least an hour before smoking in the morning have a lower risk of developing lung cancer. The study did not take into account how many cigarettes a person smoked overall.