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Smoking is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Smoking still remains one of the leading cause of preventable death. Smoking has the dubious distinction of affecting all the systems from head to foot.

Health Hazards of Smoking

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Cigarette smoking is harmful to the smoker and also nonsmokers who are exposed to the smoke. Smoking has negative health impacts on people at all stages of life. It harms unborn babies, infants, children, adolescents, adults and seniors.

Smoking harms almost every organ of the body and diminishes a personís overall health. The chances of smokers being affected by cancer are very high. Several studies have shown that the various carcinogens in the cigarette smoke cause cancer. Cancers are most likely to occur in organs like lungs and oral cavity, which come into direct, contact with smoke.

When the carcinogens in cigarette smoke are absorbed and spread through the human body, smoking causes cancer at various distant sites. Smoking causes many types of cancer, including cancers of the lung, esophagus, larynx, mouth, throat, kidney, liver, bladder, pancreas, stomach, cervix, bowel and also acute myeloid leukemia.

The risk of developing cancer is related to -

Number of cigarettes smoked
Duration of smoking
Age at which smoking is started
The type of cigarettes smoked

Types of smoking -

Active smoking- Active smoking is the intentional inhalation of smoke using cigarettes and cigars.

Passive smoking- Passive smoking is when a non-smoker breathes other people's smoke. It is also called as involuntary or secondhand smoking.

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This time i am very much trying to quit, kindly let me know if u can be of any help though i know about the hazards.
jaysaha Saturday, October 05, 2013
I read your post regarding effects of smoking and i must say it was very informative plus interesting post to read. I totally agree with you that smoking cigarettes are extremely dangerous for our health and well-being. Getting rid of smoking can help us live a healthy life.
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jeniallington02 Thursday, December 22, 2011
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manand Tuesday, March 15, 2011
it is very good 4 u
cinta12 Wednesday, November 03, 2010
not really the best site ive seen
danthdfuw3 Monday, October 11, 2010
Nice work here. Keep it up.


tunde Sunday, September 05, 2010
one of the greatest evil in the world is smoking at public places which should be resoluted through the legislation and law.although the lacs of people depend upon the cigarette companies but unfortunate is that somany of them die with the same. why not Govt is Banning the company at roots levels?so much awareness is given to masses but they are not able to give it up.The addiction of nicotine make people made of it.(kifayat)
kifayat19 Monday, May 17, 2010
Excuse me, but it is not evil to smoke in public places. It should not be outlawed. You're not allowed to smoke on my college campus, and if you're caught you're fined $25. If it IS going to be outlawed they at LEAST need to have designated areas for those who do smoke. It would be totally illogical to ban smoking altogether, we'd just go back to the days of prohibition. It would just be another way for the government to make money off of fines, and lose money just like the so-called war on drugs.
MissMetal87 Monday, December 13, 2010
First of all, I agree with MissMetal. It isn't evil to smoke in public places. It may not be completly safe, or healthy for yourself or others, but it's part of being human; to choose what you want to do. If you take away these choices, and ones that have been available to us for so long, it's be simply foolish, and, again, agreeing with MissMetal, it'd just be another prohibition. Also, before you post, try to proofread so that it's actually legible.
TerrySteele Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Stop being so fond with this dirty stuff..why not take immediate actions to curb this addiction. It is a very careless habit exhibited in the public as well as in private arenas. Most importantly, it is detrimental to health so why consider smoking when it does nothing good...lets be conscious of our health welfare.
iso43 Tuesday, November 08, 2011

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