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Chapter 10: Alcohol and Tobacco Nicotine replacement therapy treatment for nicotines addiction in which a controlled amount of nicotine is administered to gradually reduce daily nicotine use with minimul withdrawal symptoms Binge drinking is consuming five or more drinks in a row by a man or four or more drinks in a row for a woman. Fatty liver condition in which the liver swells with fat globules as a result of alcohol consumption Alcoholic hepatitis inflammation of the liver as a result of alcohol consumption Cirrhosis scaring of the liver as a result of alcohol consumption Heavy smoker is a person who smokes more then 10 cigarettes a day Chipper a person who smokes fewer then 10 cigarettes a day Social smoking practice of smoking regularly but not daily, primarily in social situations Tar thick sticky residue formed when tobacco leaves burn, containing hundreds of chemical compounds and carcinogenic substances Nicotine primary addictive ingredient in tobacco a poison and a psychoactive drug Environmental tobacco smoke is from other peoples tobacco products; also called second hand smoke or passive smoke
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2008 for the course HED 1145 taught by Professor Josephreyes during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.

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