Smoking : Smoking And Smoking

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Project Summary Smoking in Bushwick Cigarette smoking affects nearly all organs in the body. Smoking leads to negative health outcomes such as various kinds of cancers and chronic diseases and reduces the overall health of individuals. Some diseases caused by smoking are - oral cancer, lung cancer, chronic diseases such as - stroke, blindness, cataract, periodontitis, COPD, diabetes, smoking during pregnancy causes pregnancy complications. (Health Effects of Cigarette Smoking, 2015) Cigarette smoking and mortality- (Health Effects of Cigarette Smoking, 2015) ● Cigarette smoking leads to more than 480,000 deaths each year in the United States. This is approximately one in five deaths. ● Smoking causes about 90% of all lung cancer deaths in men and women. ● About 80% of all deaths from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are caused by smoking ● Cigarette smoking increases risk for death from all causes in men and women. Risk factors for smoking - (Health Effects of Cigarette Smoking, 2015) ● Social access and availability ● Family Norms ● Peer pressure ● Low enforcement of anti-smoking policies ● Tobacco Marketing Strategies ● Stress Smoking and other health risks- Smoking harms almost every organ of the body and negatively affects a person’s overall health. Smoking can make it difficult for a woman to conceive. It also affects the baby’s health prior to, and after birth. Smoking also increases the risk for - Preterm birth, stillbirth, low birth weight,

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