The Truth About Smoking

Author:   Heath Dingwell ,  William McCay ,  Robert N. Golden ,  Heath Dingwell
Publisher:   Facts On File Inc
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
ISBN:  

9780816076321


Pages:   228
Publication Date:   01 October 2009
Format:   Hardback
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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.

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Author:   Heath Dingwell ,  William McCay ,  Robert N. Golden ,  Heath Dingwell
Publisher:   Facts On File Inc
Imprint:   Facts On File Inc
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 2.00cm , Length: 23.10cm
Weight:   0.454kg
ISBN:  

9780816076321


ISBN 10:   0816076324
Pages:   228
Publication Date:   01 October 2009
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Awaiting stock   Availability explained
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Mark J. Kittleson is an associate professor of health education at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

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