Problems and Solutions of Smoking

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Problems and Solutions of Smoking Smoking has been a major problem throughout the nation. Smoking cost our society many lives, dollars, and tears. Statistics shows that smoking is harmful on nearly every organ in the body. Different types of solutions are proposed to help prevent smoking. Tobacco smoking remains the leading cause of death in this country. During 1995-1999, smoking caused approximately 440,000 premature deaths in the United States annually, leading to 13 years of potential life lost for male smokers, and 14.5 years lost for female smokers. Smoking causes cancers in parts of the body (including the kidney, cervix, and bone marrow). Smoking diminishes health generally. Quitting smoking has immediate as well as long-term benefits, reducing risks for diseases caused by smoking and improving health in general. Research shows that most smokers who want to quit benefit from the support of
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Unformatted text preview: other people. It helps to quit with a friend or to join a group such as those organized by the American Cancer Society. Other solutions also include nicotine replacement therapy in the form of gum, patches, nasal sprays, and oral inhalers. A five-year study of Zyban reported in 2003 that the drug has a very good record for safety and effectiveness in treating tobacco dependence. Many solutions towards smoking are easy and very well, practical. As a result of smoking, many health experts now regard habitual smoking as a psychological addiction, and one with serious health consequences. As the number of smokers continues to grow, the numbers of deaths due to tobacco smoke increases. Many solutions are offered to help with all smoking problems. It can be proven that smoking is a major problem but proposes many solutions to help fight it....
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