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  • Inhalation Of Second Hand Smoke
    465 words
    Smoking needs to be stopped Millions of people around the world enjoy the disgusting habit of smoking. This habit contributes to an epidemic of disease, which brings pain, suffering and death to millions every year (Active Smoking). We need to end this suffering by banning smoking in all its forms. Smokers, non-smokers, and the environment are all adversely affected by smoking. Smoking is one of the worst things you can do to your body. Butane, arsenic, acetone, carbon monoxide, methanol, cadmiu...
  • Smoking Section In A Public Place
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    Smoking in Public, Safe or Not? According to a article titled "Restricting Smoking in Public Places?" published in the July 21, 1986 U.S. News and World Report, five thousand people die each year because they have breathed someone else's smoke (65). This finding alone should be enough to encourage smokers to consider the health of those non-smokers around them before they light a cigarette in a public place. However this does not seem to be the case considering the results of a more recent condu...
  • Effects Of Smoking Introduction Smoking Cigarettes
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    The Effects of Smoking Introduction Smoking cigarettes damage the body in a number of different ways. Over several years, the American Council on Science and Health and many others have documented the effects of smoking. Everyone knows that it is bad for you, but not many know how it affects the body. There are many myths about smoking, which mainly occur with all of the teens that are smoking. Most teens don't know that the effects of smoking are mostly permanent. They think that they can smoke...
  • Smoking Laws Intact The Indoor Air
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    According to our research and calculations, an estimated 1,323 Americans die daily from a smoking related illness. Smoking is the number one preventable cause of death in the US (Bilofsky, 1). Smokers only make up approximately 26% of the US population, but those 26% affect 100% of us. A number of diseases can be caught from second hand smoking, or passive smoking, including a number of cancers throughout the body, emphysema, asthma, and cardiovascular problems. The affects of smoking have been ...
  • Side Effects Of Secondhand Smoke
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    During a pregnancy there are many choices to be made and smoking should not be one of them. Smoking while pregnant can cause major effects before the birth of the child and also in the child's future. Here are a few effects before the actual birth of the child: 1) Cigarettes contains a large number of chemicals that harm unborn babies. 2) Smoking raises the levels of carbon monoxide in your bloodstream. This gives less oxygen for baby. 3) Nicotine tightens the blood vessels, meaning the oxygen i...
  • Just As Bias As Smokers
    951 words
    The Ashtray of Society Out in the cold, a lone member of society stands alienated from the rest of the world. A plume of smoke rises from her mouth; this is what sets her apart from the rest of the population, the fact that she smokes. In the last decade, this has been happening as people become staunchly more politically correct. It has almost become a crime to smoke in this country as the year's progress. Is this right? Should smokers be treated this way, are they worse than the rest of societ...
  • Cigarettes And Aunt Sabrina
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    The Nicotine Queen My Aunt Sabrina casually looked at her watch. She had a meeting to go to right after our interview was over. In all the years that I had been close with my aunt, it always seemed that she had somewhere else to be. We sat across from each other at my kitchen table. Her curly hair was done up in a bun on the top of her head, with small tendrils rolling down her face. The wrinkles on her hands were like old memories of past scars her body had endured. Seeming pretty relaxed, she ...
  • Public Places With My Smoking Friends
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    The battle of the smokers vs. the non-smokers. Leading us to wonder if the smokers would live long enough to see who wins the battle of smoking in their local restaurants, bars, and other public places. I do not know about you, but I hate having the smell of smoke around me. Especially if I am enjoying a nice dinner out. (I would suggest revising) One particular evening that comes to mind is when my parents and I met in Columbus to eat in a favorite restaurant in Easton. We, of course, expected ...
  • Adults Smoke
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    Cigarette smoking is a habit that kills approximately million of people per year. It is surprisingly being picked up by myriad amount of children every day. Smoking becomes a growing trend in the youth community. The number of young smokers have been increased in most American middle schools and high schools. Both girls and boys are smoking because they think it is cool. The four reasons that cause many teenagers to start smoking are peer-pressure, image projection, rebellion, and adult aspirati...
  • Dangers Of Second Hand Smoke
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    Journal Abstract People effect others without even knowing it when they choose to smoke. When someone lights up a cigarette and others inhale secondary smoke, you directly effect their health. Most smokers deny the fact that they are damaging others, or often don't even realize what they are doing. As a smoker I often feel that if someone doesn't enjoy what I am doing they can go somewhere else. This is a bad attitude to have and after reading this article it has helped me realize more of what s...
  • Tobacco Smoke
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    The prohibition of smoking has become more and more wide spread in the Unite States today. Due to studies that smoking is related to many illnesses, people have made safe guards to prevent from acquiring them. One of those safe guard is prohibiting smoking in public places. Some factors are; the health risks smoking causes, it sets better examples for young adults and children, and foremost, it gives better consideration to those who do not smoke. Health reasons are at the top of the list to why...
  • Inhalation Of Cigarette Smoke
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    HOW SMOKING AFFECTS TEENAGERS Assessment smoking among teenagers is on the rise. Statistics have shown that smoking trends were decreasing between 1976 and 1985 by approximately 10%, but have started to climb since the early 1990's (Lawrence 1999). Over the last decade, there has been more than a seventy- percent increase in youth smoking. The average age of onset of smoking is fourteen years old. Ninety percent of those who smoke began before the age of eighteen. (web). Not all adolescents are ...
  • White Mother Daughter Pairs In Their Study
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    Bill Braskkey Born to Smoke: Prenatal Effects on Maternal Smoking on Daughters Smoking I suppose the real reason why I decided on this topic was because I find the capabilities of science amazing. The fact that it was proven that daughters are more likely to smoke if their mother did while they were in the womb is almost hard to swallow. Smoking has been a controversial issue for quite sometime. The 90's brought laws that stated that all cartons of cigarettes must carry a Surgeon General warning...
  • Seriously Damaging Health Effects Of Tobacco Smoke
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    Smoking & Smoking Cessation in the Workplace Table of Contents Introduction p. 3 Purpose... p. 3 The Effects of Smoke and Second-Hand Smoke... p. 4 Do Non-smoking Policies Succeed... p. 5 Why do People Continue to Smoke. p. 6 Promoting Smoking Cessation... p. 9 Conclusion... p. 15 Recommendations... p. 15 References... p. 17 Smoking & Smoking Cessation in the Workplace Introduction The single most preventable factor that contributes to the major health problems facing Canadians today is the use ...
  • Quit Smoking My Mother
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    Why I Quit Smoking My mother works as an elderly care specialist at Delray Beach Retirement Center in Florida. I often visit her at work when Im on vacation in Florida. Of all the times I have visited her at the retirement center, I will never forget the day I met Mr. Wilson. Despite his age of sixty-five, Mr. Wilsons health was the equivalent of a ninety year old. After meeting Mr. Wilson, I would try to visit my mother at the Retirement Center during the time she was caring for him. Mr. Wilson...
  • Non Smoking Restaurants
    651 words
    Smokey Restaurants According to an article in Public Health News titled "Number of Smoke-Free' Restaurants Soars", and published March 9, 1999, cigarette smoke contains over 4,000 chemicals and exposure to environmental smoke or secondhand smoke is responsible for 1,000 non-smoker deaths in Washington state each year. Listed below are some ideas that will help eliminate the problem of cigarette smoke ruining many meals in restaurants. In the past few years some public places have established the...
  • Says Luke
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    The Adventures of Captain Steve Rocket and the Pimp-Mobile Alpha Two "Captains log, stardate, Ah who cares. Im Captain Steve Rocket of the inter-galactic starship, pimp-mobile alpha two. We now are on the end of our very long journey home. We just got our Mary Jane core fixed as we were stranded on an alien planet. Here's how it all started... ."Captain we " re ready to go", says my beautiful flight attendant Alissa. (She's my favorite of the crew she has curly, strawberry blonde hair, beautiful...
  • Cigarette Smoke After Birth
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    DoMoe 1 Smoking while pregnant can have many short, as well as long term, negative effects on an unborn child. If a woman smokes while she is pregnant she is risking exposing the unborn child to many harmful chemicals, such as nicotine, tar, carbon monoxide, cyanide, hydrocarbons, and vy nil chloride. These chemicals can hinder the child's life after it is born, or determine whether some are born at all. There are many harmful effects of smoking while pregnant, some of which happen before the ba...
  • Innovative Smoking Cessation Program
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    In the elderly and disabled Medicare populations, smokers report worse physical and mental functional status than never smokers. Long-term quitters have better functional status than those who still smoke. More effort should be directed at helping elderly smokers to quit earlier. Smoking cessation has implications for improving both survival and functional status. Categories. Smokefree Policies. Aging / Elderly. Households USA. California T.O. to study apartment smoking ban Source: Ventura Count...
  • Lung Cancer Through Secondhand Smoke
    511 words
    Imagine, you are dining in your favorite restaurant. As you take a moment to inhale the aroma of the food you ordered. Suddenly your body reacts with a strong cough. Glancing around, you notice an individual smoking heavily. "How would you react?" Smoking in public facilities can lead to many problems and should be banned. A pure and clean breathing environment is something everyone needs, especially if you are dining. When individuals smoke in public places, they are giving off their exhaled sm...

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