Smoking Kills

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Smoking Kills

Smoking Kills

Smoking kills more people than alcohol, cocaine, heroin, homicides, and accidents combined.

If you smoke, you are 10 times as likely to get lunger cancer, 5 times as likely to get larynx cancer, 4 times as likely to get mouth cancer, 3 times as likely to get esopheageal cancer and ulcers, and 2 times as likely to get cirrhosis of the liver and kidney cancer.

Want to know your new appearance?-Wrinkled Skin-Yellow Fingers-Yellow Teeth-Yellow Eyes-Bad Breath

Check out what is inside tobacco:-Formaldehyde, which is used to preserve dead bodies-Hydrogen Cyanide, the most toxic chemical known-Plutonium 210, which is used in atomic bombs-Nicotine and Tar-Plus 4,000 more chemicals

If you think smoking will not affect your family, you are wrong.-Smoking increases the chances of miscarriages-Children who are bron from smokers are more likely to have a lower weight and die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome-Smoking increases the chance of male and female infertility

Your heart and your blood willl truely appreciate you if you do not smoke. The nicotine is tobaco builds up plaque in your arteries, causing higher blood pressure.

Smoke from tobacco mixes with the hemoglobin in your blood. This is where your oxygen is normally carried. These lungs show the difference.

Pick it or drop it: it's your choice.

Sources of Pictures:Graph and Cigarette: www.thinkprogress.orgBlood Cells: www.webmd.comLungs:www.encognitive.comArteries: www.shil1978.hubpages.comPregnant Lady: www.americanpregnancy.orgSmiley Face: created by MIcrosoft Word

For more information on the cancers brought by smoking, please visit:http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/tobaccocancer/tobacco-related-cancer-fact-sheet


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