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The Truth About Smoking, Second Edition

Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable deaths in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Smoking is responsible for about 1 in 5 deaths in America annua… (See Below for Full Description)
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Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable deaths in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Smoking is responsible for about 1 in 5 deaths in America annually, or approximately 440,000 deaths each year. While smoking in the U.S. is decreasing, the number of smokers in many other countries continues to rise. Smoking causes more than 5 million deaths each year worldwide.

A clear guide for teens on the facts and myths about smoking, The Truth About Smoking, Second Edition provides clear, balanced information on the long-term and short-term effects of this dangerous habit. Examining the social and personal issues that teenagers face—such as peer pressure—this guide offers sound advice without talking down to its audience.

New and revised entries include:

  • Addiction to nicotine
  • Additives in cigarettes
  • Cancer and smoking
  • Cigarette additives
  • Cosmetic effects of smoking
  • Costs of smoking
  • Health insurance and smoking
  • Media and smoking
  • Peer pressure and smoking
  • Therapies for quitting
  • Tobacco as a gateway product
  • Tobacco products
  • Tobacco use and socioeconomic groups
  • The Truth campaign.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-8160-7632-1
ISBN-10 816076324
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-2584-8
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series The Truth About
Author William McCay and Heath Dingwell, Ph.D.; Robert N. Golden, M.D., and Fred. L. Peterson, Ph.D., General Editors
Publication Date 10/1/2009
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Facts On File
Specifications Charts and graphs. Index. Glossary. Further reading. Web sites. Hotlines.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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