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Chapter15 - Chapter 15 Tobacco Public Health Enemy Number...

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Chapter 15 Tobacco – Public Health Enemy Number One Deaths’Caused’by’Smoking Cardiovascular’disease’ Lung’cancer’ Respiratory’diseases’–’pneumonia,’influenza,’ bronchitis,’emphysema,’chronic’airway’ obstruction’ Other’cancers’–’laryngeal,’oral,’esophageal,’ pancreatic,’urinary’ Diseases’among’infants’ Burns
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Biomedical’Basis’of’Smoking±s’Harmful’Effects Nicotine’is’an’addictive’drug’ Raises’blood’pressure’and’heart’rate May’cause’spasms’in’blood’vessels’of’heart Tars’–’provide’flavor’ Damage’cilia’and’irritate’respiratory’tract Biomedical’Basis’of’Smoking±s’Harmful’Effects Carbon’monoxide’ Interferes’with’oxygen’carrying’capacity’of’ blood’ Other’ingredients’ Are’also’carcinogenic’(e.g.,’arsenic’and’ benzene)’ Alter’clotting’properties’of’blood Raise’blood’cholesterol’and’reduce’HDL Historical’Trends Intensive’use’began’in’early’20 th ’century’
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