24 Sep Smoking risks
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So, let’s just get straight to the facts about smoking first:
DID YOU KNOW? One of every five deaths each year is attributed to smoking cigarettes.
More deaths are caused each year by tobacco than by:
illegal drug use
motor vehicle accidents
DID YOU KNOW? Smoking causes about 90% of all lung cancers deaths and more women die from lung cancer each year than from breast cancer.
The health risks of SMOKING include:
- cancer (including lung, mouth and throat),
- respiratory infections,
- decreased immune response (you will get common illnesses more often),
- bad breath,
- brown teeth,
- faster aging of cells (you will look like great grandpa gimpy early),
- cardiovascular disease,
- chronic inflammation.
- lung disease
- infertility, preterm delivery, stillbirth, low birth weight, SIDS
Heard enough already? Sorry, we’re not done… you might want to take a little road trip first….
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