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Smoking and Tobacco

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how does smoking effect the body? what sorts of dieses can occur from ciggarette smoking?


Cigarette smoking causes heart disease, stroke, lung disease, and cancers (lung, bladder, mouth, etc). There are many substances in cigarette smoke in addition to nicotine - such as tar, carbon monoxide and substances that can lead to cancer - that can affect the body.

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Karen L Ahijevych, PhD, RN, FAAN Karen L Ahijevych, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor Emeritus
College of Public Health
College of Nursing
The Ohio State University