second hand smoke

Everyone knows how smoking is bad for the health of the person who smokes, and also the people around the smoker, or what we called second hand smokers. Second hand smokers are those individuals who don’t smoke but are living with someone who smokes, or associated with somebody who smokes. Like what is mentioned, it […]

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Tobacco use is accountable for the rising number of premature deaths in the United States, killing over 400,000 people every year. Other than destroying your lungs, smoking also weakens your heart until it no longer functions, thus, exposing you to major cardiovascular problems. In fact, tobacco use accounts for 20% of all cardiovascular health-related deaths […]

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Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) or simply secondhand smoke, is a mixture of mainstream smoke (or the smoke the smoker exhaled), and the sidestream smoke (or the smoke coming from the burning tobacco). ETS is a combination of 7,000 different chemicals, more than 200 of these compounds are known to be poisonous, and around 70 of […]

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Tobacco cessation at any point during pregnancy can yield important health benefits for the mother and the baby. -U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Whenever a person smokes, only 15% of the harmful chemicals are inhaled by that person. 85% of it goes to the air, affecting other people. According to studies, a person who […]

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Imagine A Life Without Cigarettes

by Dr. Antonio Howell, MD

in Blog

Are you listening to the conversation inside your head? * “I’m tired of the smell on my fingers, on my breath, and on my clothes.” * “I’m coughing a lot. I don’t want to get bronchitis.Or worse…” * “My (significant other) is unhappy with my smoking—not just for me, but because of the risk of […]

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