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TOBACCO

TobaccoWhy did I ever start?

According to a Harris poll conducted on February 2, 2000 , 70% of all smokers have attempted to quit an average of four times. Most of these people smoke even though they believe smoking causes cancer and heart disease and shortens their lives.

smokerLiving with a smoker accounts for hundreds of thousands of cases of bronchitis, pneumonia, ear infections and worsened asthma in young children.

FACT: The number one health risk smokers face is heart disease.

What does smoking do to your body? For an animated explanation go to the following web site:

http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/sgr/sgr_2004/sgranimation/flash/index.html

Test your knowledge about smoking by using the following web site: www.smokehelp.org/ click on "test your tobacco knowledge".

Want to know more?

Tobacco statistics

http://www.tobacco-facts.info/tobacco_epidemology.htm

Top 10 Reasons People Don't Quit Smoking

www.tobacco-facts.info/tobacco_addiction.htm

Women and smoking

Advertisers Marketing Women

http://www.womensenews.org/article.cfm/dyn/aid/1491/context/archive

A Primer On Women and Tobacco

www.amsa.org/pdf/womentobaccoprimer.pdf

 

 

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