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Smoking - Your Choice

 
 
     
 
 

 
 
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Keywords

smoking, nicotine, epinephrine, emotional stress, physical stress, withdrawal, tobacco, COPD, emphysema, bronchiectasis, heart disease, impotence, heartburn, ulcers, cancer

Overview *

There's no way around it. Smoking is bad for your health. Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body. Cigarette smoking causes 87 percent of lung cancer deaths. It is also responsible for many other cancers and health problems. These include lung disease, heart and blood vessel disease, stroke and cataracts. Women who smoke have a greater chance of certain pregnancy problems or having a baby die from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Your smoke is also bad for other people - they breathe in your smoke secondhand and can get many of the same problems as smokers do.

Quitting smoking can reduce your risk of these problems. The earlier you quit, the greater the health benefit.

 
 

In-Depth

Introduction | Some People Smoke
Dosage | Symptoms
Stop Smoking | Your Knowledge
Your Choice!

 
 

Multimedia

This patient program provides information about smoking tobacco and the choices each person must make when it comes to smoking. Included are the following sections: Why Some People Smoke, Dosage, Withdrawal Symptoms, Why Most People Don't Smoke, Test your Knowledge, and Your Choice.

This button allows you to read and print an illustrated handout This button starts a multimedia program with interactive questions

This button allows you to read and print an illustrated handout

This button starts a multimedia program with interactive questions

This button allows you to read and print an illustrated handout.

This button starts a multimedia program with interactive questions.

   
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Last reviewed: 8/4/2008

 
     
 

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