• Effects Of Smoking On The Body
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    Effects of Smoking On the Body Smoking cigarettes has been proven too be extremely dangerous to your health, which causes various forms of cancer and other life threatening diseases. There are over 4, 000 chemicals in cigarette smoke and 200 of those are known poisons. Smoking cigarettes for as few as a couple of years can have permanent effects on the body. Smoking can effect the heart and lungs; mouth and throat; arms, legs, skin and the mind. One big area of where smoking harms the body is th...
  • The Effects Of Drugs
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    Introduction Many different drugs have different effects on the body. This paper focuses on the effects caused by three widely used drugs opium, cocaine, and cannabis. They have many common effects between them. Some characteristics of the effects of those drugs are those of stimulants and others are those of depressants. We will describe the chemical effects of each drug on the body. Opium Opium is a drug produced from the capsules of the opium poppy. When fresh from the plant it is a gooey li...
  • Positive Negative Effects Of Marijuana
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    Marijuana has many positive and negative effects on the body. Marijuana Myths have been harmful to society by attracting people to the drug. Myths about the marijuana not being harmful have caused people to use the dug without the effects on the body. Myths are generated by popular culture to give people false ideas about the drug (National Drug Conference 8-9). Marijuana can be historically linked to many countries. Marijuana was used for both religious and medical purposes. The Chinese used i...
  • Affects Of Alcohol Long Term
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    Alcohol: Best or Worst Times of Life? Alcohol has many dangerous effects and should be banned. That being said, what exactly IS alcohol? Alcohol is a clear liquid at room temperature, it is flammable and it can be dissolved in water. Alcohol is usually produced in two main ways: fermentation or distillation. The alcohol found in alcoholic beverages such as beer or wine is known as ethyl alcohol. Alcohol is rarely found in a pure form. In beer, the ethanol concentration is only 4 to 6 percent. I...
  • Laughter Laughing Clubs
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    In a nation that spent some 75 million dollars on prescription drugs in 1993, not to mention illegal drugs, we sometimes overlook the coping mechanisms we have been endowed with (U. S. 1995). Our bodies were created to take care of themselves for the most part, and we sometimes botch things up when we try to alter our system with drugs. In Proverbs 17: 22 (1989), it says 'A merry heart doeth good like a medicine, but a broken spirit the bones.' For many years scientists and lay persons have don...