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Documentary: Addicted to Pleasure - Tobacco (BBC Series)

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Risk, Prevention, and Epidemiology

What risk factors contribute to people smoking?

Does my risk for a specific illness related to smoking change after I quit smoking?

How do I know if my child will become a smoker?

How long does it take to become addicted to tobacco?

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If I am addicted to tobacco, will I be predisposed to other addictions?

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Risk Factors of Smoking

Risk Factors for Heart Disease~Smoking

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What risk factors contribute to people smoking?

Risk factors are the characteristics that increase the chances of developing a disease or disorder. Epidemiology is the study of disease or disorder rates in large populations, and the various circumstances both biologically and environmentally that are common among individuals who develop a particular disease or disorder under study.

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Environmental Tobacco Smoke: A Cause of Breast Cancer?

 

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What are the risks of second hand or environmental smoke?

In 1991, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported that 20% of lung cancers diagnosed among nonsmokers were due to exposure to environmental tobacco smoke, making the risk of developing a smoking-related disease 1:1000, higher than all chemically related environments regulated by the EPA.

 

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Smoking Causes Cancer, Heart Disease, Emphysema

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Does my risk for a specific illness related to smoking change after I quit smoking?

If you stop smoking, the benefits to your health and longevity are great. Becoming smoke free has health benefits no matter how long you have smoked. The body starts repairing itself almost immediately after smoking cessation, but some organs may not be able to recover completely, depending upon the length of time you have smoked.In general, the excess risk among former smokers drops substantially in the first two to three years.

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Smoking Kills (The Bryan Curtis story) - Don`t Smoke

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What are my chances of recovery from smoking-related diseases such as cardiac disease, lung cancer, chronic pulmonary disease (including emphysema), and stroke?

It is important to remember that all of these diseases can occur independently of whether or not someone smokes. These diseases are age related, and diet, activity, and exposure to other environmental toxins can contribute to their development.

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