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Dangers of Smoking Cigarettes: What You Need to Know

Posted by healtheo360 on Feb 24, 2016 2:37:00 PM

Cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States. Smoking causes about 90% of all lung cancer deaths in the United States. Cigarette smoke harms almost every part of the body, causing many diseases. Cigarettes/tobacco contain many harmful chemicals. Did you know that cigarette smoking and exposure to tobacco smoke causes about 480,000 deaths year?

Health Effects of the Smoker

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E-Cigarettes Potential to Help People Quit Smoking

Posted by healtheo360 on May 29, 2014 3:12:34 PM

Tobacco use is one of the leading causes of death in America and for the 450 million smokers that exist today there are approximately 450,000 smoking-related deaths per year. While smoking is a definite risk, many people have chosen an alternate nicotine source: E-cigarettes.

E-cigarettes are electronic smoking devices that emit vapor from heated cartridges, which may or may not contain liquid nicotine and/or flavored liquid. So, while it mimics the same behavior of smoking a regular cigarette, users do not inhale the harmful chemicals and additives found in most tobacco.

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Smokers' Broken Bones May Heal Less Quickly: Study

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 19, 2014 10:49:00 AM

TUESDAY, March 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Broken bones heal more slowly in smokers, a small new study suggests.

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CVS Caremark to Stop Selling Tobacco Products by Oct 1

Posted by healtheo360 on Feb 5, 2014 10:20:32 AM

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Obese Children Have Higher Levels of Stress Hormone?

Posted by Team healtheo360 on Dec 17, 2013 5:57:44 AM

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Obese children have elevated levels of a key stress hormone, according to a new study.

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