#PODCAST: WHO says smoking can increase the risk of complications after surgery

By Newsbreak Producer, Taresh Harreeparshad - The World Health Organisation says that smoking could significantly increase the risk of post surgery complications. According to the WHO, every tobacco-free week after 4 weeks improves health outcomes by 19%, due to improved blood flow throughout the body to essential organs. This also aids surgery recovery. WHO's Dr. Kerstin Schotte explains how toxins in cigarettes lowers the bodys recovery...