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1,899 wordsHumans are the only species that have, this urge, to inhale harmful smoke into their body. There are all types of smokers. Some smokers are casual smokers, who only smoke in a social scene, other types of smoker are depressed / stressed smokes, who smoke, because they feel that it relieves something in them, and finally there are addictive smoker, who dont know why they even started, but they cant stop. What these people dont realize is that the harm they are putting their bodies through. There ...
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1,917 words... se, but long-term smoking may still permanently damage arteries. Studies continue to confirm the dangers of second-hand smoke; one study reported that exposure to second hand smoke is just as dangerous in the workplace as it is at home. Regular exposure to passive smoke is now estimated to increase the risk of heart disease in the nonsmoker by between 25 % and 91 %, causing 30, 000 to 60, 000 deaths each year. According to one report nonsmokers who spend as little as a half-hour in a smoke- ...
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2,656 wordsRelationships and Complexities Among Different Concepts QUESTION 1) Define and do persuasion. 1) Based on our readings and discussions, create a working definition of persuasion. 2) Write persuasively about a current social / political /economic issue that is important in your life. First, identify the issue. Then, employing strategies of persuasion, write an opinion editorial (Op-Ed), either intended for a local or national newspaper to persuade the reader to endorse your position Your Op-Ed is...
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2,797 wordsLong Term Effects of Smoking on the Human Body Nicotine is a poisonous alkaloid found in cigarettes and is considered the addicting substance that makes quitting smoking so difficult. Each day, more than 4, 800 teenagers, between the ages of eleven and seventeen, smoke their first cigarette. Almost 2, 000 of these young people will become regular smokers, adding up to 730, 000 teenage smokers annually. Also, inhaling tobacco smoke is habit-forming. It causes a temporary lift to the nerves and th...
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2,284 wordsThe Aspects of Smoking Many years ago, smoking was considered alluring habit and it was quite popular to smoke. However, when it was scientifically proved after numerous researches that smoking was the cause of many health problems, the public opinion towards smoking had changed a lot. Over the last 40 years, approximately the number of smokers in the United States has dropped 30 %. Private businesses and all levels of government have jumped on the nonsmoking bandwagon. Almost every state now re...
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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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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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