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Smoking: Do the Dangers Outweigh the Benefits?

smoking before deciding for myself whether or not the dangers of smoking out-weigh the benefits. Smoking has consequences in both the short-term and the long-term. Smoking can cause or worsen various health problems including asthma, emphysema, lung cancer, chronic bronchitis, and more. Smoking can also cause premature aging, like wrinkles and pale skin. It also causes bad breath. Smoking also increases the risk of high blood pressure. It is also one of the causes of pollution. Furthermore, babies...

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Speech Class

be a tobacco user to be affected. As I child I learned the ability to hold my breath really long around my grandma, because I feared the effects of second hand smoke. Leary states in the article, U.S. Ties Secondhand Smoke to Cancer, “Secondhand tobacco smoke causes lung cancer that kills an estimated 3,000 nonsmokers a year.” Exposure to second hand smoke can cause children to develop asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, and ear infections. An innocent child should not be punished based upon the decisions...

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Dangers of Smoking and Second Hand Smoke

Dangers of Smoking Dangers of Smoking Smoking has been around since 5000 BC. Scientist discovered lung cancer is linked with smoking, but it was not until 1980’s when scientific data began to pile up; the world spoke about the dangers of tobacco. The British Columbia government has allowed a smoking ban overturned from a court’s decision, for the workplace, yet continues in a lawsuit against tobacco companies claiming the companies did not give warning to the public of the dangers involved...

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than before. The good news however is that they return rather quickly after quitting. 7. Lessened lung capacity: Your overall fitness levels are determined largely by the capacity of your lungs, and a negative effects of smoking is a slowly deteriorating lung capacity. When I smoked I had a test as I were doing sport at a serious level, but had collapsed during a track test, and were told my lung capacity were well below par for my age group. 8. Lower Energy: When you smoke, your immune system...

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caries and bad breathing Red eye Weak body and bad health And burns, especially in the hand and between fingers These features are product from smoking diseases that: Are the most important causes that lead to chronic lung diseases and lung cancer and other cancers. Also, bad influence to the heart. Moreover, Smoking is very harmful to the fetus. Never the less, Smoking lead to baldness and hair loss Lastly, feature the smoker to lose taste. To stop smoking there are steps that...

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Debate: Secondhand Smoke in Public Places

almost permanently. The smoke can also create very serious health problems. When smokers choose to continue with the habit of lighting up, the related side effects are to be expected. Smokers should not be surprised if they become ill with asthma, lung cancer, heart disease, and other diseases. It just isn't fair for nonsmokers to suffer those same side effects. Nonsmokers chose not to light up so that they could possibly live longer and live healthier, and they should not have to choose between being...

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Smoking: Childbirth and Greatest Problem

body and diminishes the overall health. The main health effects that smoking can have on you is that it is the leading cause of cancer and death from cancer. There are eight types of cancer that a person can or will encounter if they smoke this includes lung, mouth, throat, kidney, bladder, pancreas, stomach as well as cervix cancer. These are not the only types of cancer that smoking causes, there are many more. In addition smoking causes heart disease, strokes, and arotic aneurysm which is a balloon...

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Against a Ban on Tobacco

wither it is legal or not. If tobacco was banned there will be more crime, more law enforcement, and more danger to tobacco users. Banning tobacco to most people in the US might sound like a good idea at first. For example, it could help stop lung cancer, secondhand smoke, and keep our bodies healthier. But after looking deeper into the debate of pro and anti smoking, you can see that tobacco use has some good arguments to make. When it comes down to it I think a ban on tobacco would cause more...

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Smoking Essay

essential to our living being. Taking care of these organs is vital to maintaining our health. One of our most important organs is the lungs. The lungs are used to take in oxygen from the air and help us make blood cells in the body. Keeping the lungs healthy is necessary to keeping your breathing and blood healthy. There are many things that keep us from having healthy lungs, such as toxic fumes, gar smoke, and the most common, cigarette smoke. Smoking cigarettes doesn’t only affect the person who smokes...

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to crisp and coated with deposits of tar, while introducing 4000 toxins to the rest of your body. People don’t understand how catastrophic the effects of smoking can be, Financially, Physically and Mentally (Parallelism). Diseases like Asthma, Lung Cancer, and or even death… They are high prices to pay for a small piece of tar, don’t you think? (Rhetorical Question) About 15 billion, yeah that’s right 15 BILLION cigarettes are sold daily or 10 MILLION per minute. Can you imagine how repulsive the...

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