Essays Tagged: "cigarette smoking"

three types of outpatient cancer treatments

The most fatal cancer in the world is lung cancer, which has grown drastically since the spread of cigarette smoking in growing countries. Stomach cancer is the second leading form of cancer in men, ...

(4 pages) 98 1 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Teens and Ciggerette Smoking

AbstractCigarette smoking is of interest to the National Institute on Drug Abuse both because ofthe public h ... empt to curb theexploitation of tobbacco use, and its acceptance among Americas Youngsters. However,cigarette smoking among adolescents is on the rise.The premise that the behavior of adolescents is i ... rch is to examine the effects of parental smoking (behavior), has, on thedecision of teens to smoke cigarettes. Due to prior studies using global measures thatmay or may not include South Eastern Nort ...

(6 pages) 433 2 4.5 Nov/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The hazardous effect of smoking

OutlineThesis statement: Furthermore, the hazardous ingredients in cigarette tobacco has many dangerous effects on your health and the health of others.I. The hazardou ... redients in cigarette tobaccoA. NicotineB. Carbon MonoxideC. TarII. The diseases related to smoking cigarettesA. How cigarette smoking effects your health1. Lung Cancer2. Heart Disease3. EmphysemaB. H ... 3. EmphysemaB. How cigarette smoke effects others1. A pregnant woman unborn child2. Non-SmokersIII. Cigarette smoking related deathsA. Deaths in smokersB. Deaths in non-smokers1The Dangers of Smoking ...

(7 pages) 423 1 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Smoking - an essay on the history and hazards of smoking.

One of the most popular habits in today's society is smoking. Yet each year, cigarette smoking kills more Americans than AIDS, alcohol, car accidents, homicides, suicides, illeg ... se surrounding him/her. People start for many different reasons and get addicted to the nicotine in cigarettes. Smoking cause many fatal diseases, but help is available to those who seek it. Cigarette ... habit.History of SmokingSmoking is defined as the action of inhaling tobacco from a pipe, cigar or cigarette. It has been practiced for 100's of years, including by early North-American natives. Euro ...

(7 pages) 548 1 4.9 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"There Should be Stricter Smoking Laws" Overall good essay discussing the pros of stricter smoking and tobacco laws.

the United States government spends $97.2 billion on health-care costs and loss productivity, from cigarette smoking. This money could be spent on better things like education. That's why there shoul ... ld like to quit, but they can't. Why is this? This is because, for some teens, it is easy to obtain cigarettes. Even though the age to start buying tobacco is 18, places that sell cigarettes haven't s ...

(3 pages) 252 3 4.0 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Why smoking should be illegal in teenage years.

Illegal to Purchase, Legal to Use?"Cigarette smoking is the single most important cause of preventable illness andpremature death in Ca ... e to prohibit certain actions. The fact that persons underthe age of 19 in Ontario may not purchase cigarettes indirectly implies they maynot smoke cigarettes before the age of 19. This law is obvious ... o abide by the boundaries set in place. If thelaw was changed so that people under 19 found smoking cigarettes, whether theypurchased them or not, would be punished. Much the same way the sellers arep ...

(3 pages) 109 2 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Factors involved for growth in a baby, before and after birth.

nced diabetesHeart or respiratory diseaseMalnutrition, anemiaInfectionSubstance use (alcohol, drugs)Cigarette smokingFactors involving the uterus and placenta:Decreased blood flow in the uterus and pl ... all and short, deprived of nutrients and oxygen and poisoined through this. The same can be said of cigarettes and the damage it does to placental blood vessels. (6) P243Malnutrition in mother or bad ...

(4 pages) 70 1 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Accuracy of the Portrayal of the 1920s Woman in "The Great Gatsby".

ism and the turn of the century Gibson Girl were out, and in her place was a saucy, booze-drinking, cigarette smoking, modern women" (Rayburn). The Great Gatsby accurately depicts, with few exceptions ... 435). A prime example of this in The Great Gatsby is Tom's party in Chapter two. Along with smoking cigarettes, the women, along with the men, were drinking illegal whiskey which "Tom brought out . . ...

(7 pages) 71 0 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Persuasive essay against smoking for teens.

asier to persuade and can be a long time consumer. Meanwhile the Surgeon General has confirmed that cigarette smoking is dangerous to everyone's health. I totally support the Surgeon General; because ... ce stage and some times too late to even get a treatment for it.Thirdly, if teens knew exactly what cigarettes are make of, they would probably never even put their mouth on a cigarette. The ingredien ...

(2 pages) 119 1 1.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

From Past to Present In this new age of development we take simple things like a telephone, a refrigerator, or a car, all for granted.

ferred to howyou did in an exam. Pizzas, Instant Coffee and McDonalds weren't heard of. Inyour day, cigarette smoking was fashionable, grass was something you mowed, Cokewas a cold drink, Aids were pe ...

(2 pages) 70 1 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Quitting - A Good Thing?

Smoking has a profoundly negative effect on a person's social, health, mental, and economic life. "Cigarette smoking remains the primary cause of preventable death and morbidity in the United States" ... rth the risks involved.Smoking can be a good way to strike up a conversation, and smokers often use cigarettes as a social tool to make friends. However, it also tends to give a person bad breath and ...

(5 pages) 189 6 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Hazards of Smoking

One of the most serious health problems facing our nation is cigarette smoking. Each year, tens of thousands die, andcountless more suffer from chronic diseases, ... t is native to tropical America and is now wildly grown all over the world. You can find tobacco in cigarettes, cigars, pipes, and chewing tobacco (snuff). Nicotine is a poisonous alkaloid contained i ... o will also cause damage to your stomach.There are different ways to smoke tobacco. The most common cigarettes, a small role of thin sheets of treated paper for smoking. There are pipes, a tube with a ...

(5 pages) 123 1 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Position paper on Smoking- In a society of mystic illusions and grandeur all around us from billboards, to the constant bombardment of television and radio ads, Are they just blowing smoke. . .

eak it is all around and we don't even know it's there, or do we; this subject I am referring to is cigarette smoking. Bombarded by advertisements from the local newspapers, to the international motio ... they just blowing smoke and using mirrors to persuade our realizations or better yet, addict us to cigarettes? Well now, turn my corner and see it through the eyes of a son that lost his mom to cance ...

(3 pages) 80 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Chemistry Social Relevance: Proposed smoking bans in South Australia.

Chemistry Social Relevance ReportA total ban on cigarette smoking in hotels will be enforced by late October in 2007. Some people think that this is ... part from the harm every smoker does to their own body, the Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) their cigarette produces also harms the non-smokers around them. Add the environmental degradation and hug ... why the South Australian Government's smoking ban needs to be implemented sooner rather than later.Cigarette smoke is a complex mixture of chemicals, which varies depending on the brand and type of c ...

(9 pages) 53 0 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Smoking, Alcohol, and Heroin

SmokingThere are a lot of people who smoke but this drug is legal. A cigarette contain nicotine. The effects of smoking include respiration and non-respiratory effects. ... king include respiration and non-respiratory effects. Smoking is addictive and reduces lung growth. Cigarette smoking cause heart diseases and stroke. Smoking hurts young people fitness. You die earli ...

(1 pages) 75 3 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Anti-Marijuana Propaganda

juana plant. Hashish oil has the highest concentration of THC. One to two drops equal one marijuana cigarette. Cigarette smoking is a losing battle with our young people. Marijuana has twice as much t ... ts that cause chronic sinus inflammation. One marijuana joint is equal to one whole pack of tobacco cigarettes.Street pot is often cut with such things as oregano, hay and even animal manure, but of c ...

(2 pages) 48 0 3.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

This essay is on " Smoking on campus" and talks about the effect of it.

very other day of the year, more than 3,000 adolescents in the United States will smoke their first cigarette on their way to becoming regular smokers as adults (NCI 1994). A number of students on cam ... to many health complications. The report by the National Cancer Institute on smoking declares that cigarette smoking in the United States clearly outweighs any other factor, whether voluntary or invo ...

(10 pages) 98 0 4.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Health

.4, an increase in risk comparable with that observed for high cholesterol, high blood pressure and cigarette smoking. Less active, less fit persons have a 30-50 percent greater risk of developing hig ...

(1 pages) 29 0 1.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Should the government ban smoking in all business areas?

ay's society is smoking. Smoking is defined as the action of inhaling tobacco from a pipe, cigar or cigarette. Yet each year, cigarette smoking kills more Americans than AIDS, alcohol, car accidents, ... king relieves them of stress and relaxes and comforts them. There are many hazardous ingredients in cigarette tobacco. Some of the ingredients are poisonous and addictive. Cigarette smoke produces tho ...

(9 pages) 212 1 4.4 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Cigarette Smoking

Cigarette smoking is one of the major killers in the world. The biggest side affect from smoking is ... olve out-of-control growth and spread of abnormal cells. The American Cancer Society estimates that cigarettes are responsible for about 419,000 deaths in the united states each year. The largest kill ... n body have been under extensive research and study for many years. Recent findings may explain why cigarettes are so addicting. An unknown component or part of tobacco smoke appears to destroy an imp ...

(8 pages) 100 3 3.7 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs