MicroBio Exam - MicroBio Exam#2 Study Guide Lecture#12...

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MicroBio Exam #2 Study Guide Lecture #12. Nearly 500,000 (half a million) die a year from cigarette smoke 20% Deaths in US Cigarette related 18-36% chance of dying sooner than if they didn’t Pets can get second hand smoke damage 600 additives can be added to cigarettes legally o Cocoa - bromine gases opens airways and allows nicotine to be absorbed quicker o Menthol - numbs throat o Ammonia - delivers nicotine quicker- inc. alkalinity of smoke o Acetaldehyde and pyridine - strengthen nicotine’s impact on CNS and brain o Sweeteners - makes more appealing Cigarette chemicals are also found in: Smoking reduces blood and oxygen to skin causing wrinkles 1 in 10 pregnant women smoke It cause Behavior problems in children Hookah just as dangerous as cigarette because you inhale more in a hookah After 20 years of NOT smoking there’s under a 5% chance of lung cancer Alcohol and Tobacco together are more lethal than adding the 2 alone Lecture #13 1.2 billion Smoke daily
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2009 for the course MICROBIO micro 160 taught by Professor Susanleschine during the Spring '09 term at UMass (Amherst).

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MicroBio Exam - MicroBio Exam#2 Study Guide Lecture#12...

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