If you smoke or drink on a daily basis, you'll want to think twice before sipping on your hot beverage - especially if it's hot tea.
Research suggests there's an overwhelming link between heavy smoking or alcohol consumption, coupled with drinking hot tea, and esophageal cancer.
This form of cancer is more common than you'd think, killing approximately 400,000 people every year, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer. It's also been found that more men than women are affected by the disease.
Unfortunately, the survival rate for esophageal cancer is estimated to be at 18%, meaning that this research could save the lives of many people who have trouble quitting their bad habit.
Scientists have conducted many studies that shed some interesting information as to why this happens...