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1,617 wordsWhen Christopher Columbus discovered the Americas, he found the natives using tobacco in much the same manner as it is used today. The American Indians believed it to possess 0 medicinal properties, which was the main reason for its introduction into Europe. Tobacco was important in Indian ceremonies, such as the smoking of the pipe of peace. The detrimental effects of tobacco smoking have long been recognised. As early as the 19 th century, isolated reports were circulated that cigar and pipe s...
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1,755 wordsIn this report I am going to tell you some of the irreversible health effects of smoking and why some people start smoking. Some of the health effects caused by smoking are non-small cell and small cell lung cancer. An irreversible health effect is a permanent change in the structure and / or function of an organ system or a permanently increased risk of suffering from a disease or some other threat to health. Irreversible effects vary in intensity and are related both to the amount and duration...
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824 wordsLung cancer is an uncontrolled, extremely deadly division of cells in the lung (World Book, Lung Cancer). The two major types of lung cancer include small and non-small cell. Many different risk factors contribute to lung cancer. There are numerous symptoms that are difficult to detect in the early stages of lung cancer. Doctors use special machines to detect the severity of each stage. Treatments and cures differ in each individual case. Lung cancer is a huge problem because it is the leading c...
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540 wordsLung cancer is a major problem due to the fact of the popularity of smoking in the United States. Smoking ids the major cause of lung cancer. In fact 8 out of 10 of people that get diagnosed with lung cancer are smokers. Another major problem is that because most cases of lung cancer are discovered in relatively late stages only 10 % of all lung cancer patients are cured. Early detection improves odds, but doctors have little success at screening people. (News Week 59) The reason it is not detec...
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1,982 wordsThe Tobacco Issue: Where the Responsibility Lies Political-Legal Issues: The legal and political issues surrounding the tobacco industry include whether or not tobacco companies should be held liable for tobacco-related deaths of smokers and those related to second-hand smoke, as well as whether or not elected officials should be accepting money from the tobacco industry in order to win elections. When deciding where the responsibility lies in the case of tobacco, the facts can be turned to favo...
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1,046 wordsp. 1 Scientists and health officials have been arguing the detrimental effects smoking has on our health for many years. Smoking can lead to serious complications including asthma, pancreas, lung and stomach cancer due to the large number of carcinogens (cancer causing chemicals) and other various substances added to it. It is a health hazard for both smokers and non-smokers and it is especially harmful to unborn babies. Although smokers claim that it helps them to relax and release stress, the ...
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1,467 wordsSmoking The biggest legal killer in the world, smoking kills at least 60 million people each year. Cigarette smoking is the most significant cause of lung cancer and also the leading cause of death in both men and women. Cigarette smoking is accountable for at least one-third of the deaths of cancer annually in the united states. Cigarette smoking is an addiction that can be prevented. However, once a person inhales a cigarette it becomes an addiction that can cause lung cancer, heart disease, a...
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3,371 wordsLung cancer is not just one disease but rather a group of diseases. All forms of cancer cause cells in the body to change and grow out of control. Most types of cancer cells form a lump or mass called a tumor. Cells from the tumor can break away and travel to other parts of the body where they can continue to grow. This spreading process is called metastasis. When cancer spreads, it is still named after the part of the body where it started. For example, if breast cancer spreads to the lungs, it...
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Second Hand Smoke Lung Cancer
723 wordsSmoking is the most important single preventable cause of illness and premature death in North America. In the United States alone, more than 500, 000 deaths are attributed to tobacco use each year. This exceeds the total number of American lives lost in all of the wars fought since the country was founded. In 1962 the Royal College of Physicians of London had released a significant study, which concluded: Cigarette smoking is a cause of lung cancer and bronchitis and various other diseases. Cig...
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1,611 wordsBanes 1 Ms. BuccholzC 411 / 2 / 98 Kick the Habit Since the turn of the century, smoking has been an American pastime. Smoking cigarettes was a way to relieve stress, relax, and enjoy life. Smoking was considered harmless until about 50 years ago. The American Tobacco Company disagrees with this. Research since then has proven much about this American pastime. The American Tobacco Company refuses to believe that smoking cigarettes can cause various types of cancer. This includes lung cancer, and...
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350 wordsWhen I look around in the streets I see a lot of kids smoking. It really disturbs me because none of these kids should be smoking, there all under age. There are a lot of bad things about smoking, you could get lung cancer, mouth cancer, and you could get arrested if you are under age. When you smoke a lot you could be a victim of lung cancer. When you get lung cancer you usually die. If you dont die you have to use a respirator to help you breath, and I doubt you want to carry a big respirator ...
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952 wordsThere are many things today which cause us harm. One can spend virtually an entire day listing the hazards faced by modern society. However, none of these hazards are as deadly as a habit millions of Americans bring on themselves twenty to thirty times a day. Smoking is the cause of a multitude of medical problems that plague not only the individual smoker, but everyone else as well. Smoking is defined as the inhaling and exhaling of the fumes of burning plant material, especially tobacco, from ...
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York New York Part Of The Body
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Cell Lung Cancer Small Cell Lung
714 wordsLUNG CANCER Cancer is a disease marked by uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells. The abnormal cells may no longer do the work of normal cells and in turn crowd out and destroy the healthy tissue. Most of the victims of cancer die from lung cancer. Many of these cases could have been avoided because it most often occurs in people over the age of 50 with a history of smoking. There are different types of lung cancer involving different parts of the lungs. They have different symptoms and are all t...
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1,572 wordsLung disease (in general) is the number three killer in America, responsible for one in seven deaths. Lung disease and other breathing problems is the number one killer of babies younger than one year old. Lung cancer claims more lives each year than breast, prostate and colorectal cancer combined, but somehow the statistics fail to capture the enormous toll taken by this disease, says Diane Blum. You may ask, Is there a cure? The answer to this question is yes and no. Yes some are cured of canc...
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635 wordsLung cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the lung. Normal lung tissue is made up of cells that are programmed by nature to create lungs of a certain shape and function. Sometimes the instructions to a cell go haywire and that cell and its offspring reproduce wildly, without regard for the shape and function of a lung. That wild reproduction can form tumours that clog up the lung and make it stop functioning as it should. Because of the large size of the lungs, cancer may grow ...
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Carbon Dioxide Cigarette Smokers
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Nicotine Addiction Peer Pressure
3,382 wordsThis is a research essay done by me, Jacky Cheng. This research essay focus on the topic of teenager smoking. Teenager Smoking In this world today, smoking is rising rapidly. Teenagers at a young age start to smoke for a number of reasons. It is too easy today that teenagers will get addicted to cigarettes from the advertisements and wanting to imitate a character you have seen smoking. Cigarettes can be bought easily and teenagers get hooked on them fast. People in the Food and Drug Administrat...
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1,130 wordsSmoking. What is it? Is it safe? What is in it? All these questions constantly appear in the minds of the world s youth. In due time, you will begin to discover the truths and myths of smoking both marijuana and tobacco. Many people wonder about the actual hazards of smoking. Some think that all the stuff that they see is what really happens. Not quite. Sometimes you might wonder what that is you re smoking. If so, do you even know what s in it? What is second hand smoke? Is it even dangerous? W...
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