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Second-Hand Smoke is dangerous

الموضوع في 'English & French Archive' بواسطة AYOUDA24, بتاريخ ‏16 أكتوبر 2008.

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      16-10-2008 23:21
    What Is Secondhand Smoke?

    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]Secondhand smoke is a mixture of the smoke given off by the burning end of a cigarette, pipe or cigar and the smoke exhaled from the lungs of smokers. Secondhand smoke contains more than 250 chemicals known to be toxic or cancer causing, including formaldehyde, benzene, vinyl chloride, arsenic, ammonia, and hydrogen cyanide. [/FONT]
    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]Secondhand smoke is also called environmental tobacco smoke (ETS); exposure to secondhand smoke is called involuntary smoking, or passive smoking.[/FONT]

    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]It is not easy to avoid secondhand smoke because about one in five people smoke. The following list shows how secondhand smoke is harmful to yourself and your family.[/FONT]
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    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke:[/FONT]
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    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]Secondhand smoke causes about 3,400 deaths each year from lung cancer in non-smokers.[/FONT]

    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]Secondhand smoke causes irritation of the eyes, nose, and throat.[/FONT]

    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]Secondhand smoke can also irritate the lungs, leading to coughing, excessive phlegm, wheezing and breathlessness.[/FONT]

    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]Secondhand smoke has been estimated to cause 46,000 (ranging from 22,700 to 69,600) deaths per year from heart disease in adult nonsmokers.[/FONT]
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    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]Secondhand Smoke Especially Hurts Children![​IMG][/FONT]
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    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]Children who breathe secondhand smoke are more likely to suffer from pneumonia, bronchitis, and other lung diseases.[/FONT]

    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]Children who breathe secondhand smoke have more ear infections.[/FONT]

    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]Children who have asthma and who breathe secondhand smoke have more asthma attacks.[/FONT]

    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]Babies whose mothers smoke while they are pregnant or who are exposed to secondhand smoke after birth are at a greater risk for SIDS, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.[/FONT]

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    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]How Can You Protect Yourself and Your Family?[/FONT]
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    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]This is what you can do to protect yourself and your family from secondhand smoke:[/FONT]

    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]1) Don't smoke in your home.[/FONT]

    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]2) Ask other people not to smoke in your home, especially baby-sitters or others who may care for your children.[/FONT]


    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]3) Ask smokers to go outside while they smoke.[/FONT]

    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]4) Teach your children to stay away from secondhand smoke.

    5) Help people who are trying to quit smoking.
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    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]What If You Smoke?[/FONT]
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    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]NEVER SMOKE AROUND CHILDREN.[/FONT]

    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]Children are especially sensitive to the dangers of secondhand smoke.[/FONT]

    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]If you smoke, try to smoke only in an open area away from your family.[/FONT]

    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]Many of the substances stay in the air even after the cigarette, cigar, or pipe is gone.[/FONT]
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    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]What Can You Do to Protect Yourself and Your Family Outside of Your Home?[/FONT]
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    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]Let family, friends and people you work with know that you do care if they smoke around you.[/FONT]

    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]In your car, do not smoke or allow others to smoke.

    Choose restaurants and bars that are smoke-free. Thank them for being so.

    Make sure your child's day-care, school and after-school programs are smoke-free.

    Ask your employer to create a smoke-free policy for the workplace as this is the only way to eliminate secondhand smoke exposure.

    This is the most important step you can take to protect yourself and your family from the dangers of secondhand smoke
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    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]For more information, you can go visit this site[/FONT]

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    [FONT=verdana,arial,sans-serif]Hope you have grasped the danger of smoking[/FONT]

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  2. Forrest Gump

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      17-10-2008 00:04
    waw!!!! each time i watch,listen or read something about smoking i just hate my self but you know what.?it's good to remind ourselves of what we are doing to ourself and who knows maybe oneday we'll get it and give up smoking
    thanks AYOUDA (or aida?) how do you want us to call you :) ?
     
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  3. issam19

    issam19 كبير مراقبي منتدى المكتبة الالكترونية طاقم الإدارة

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      17-10-2008 00:36
    In order to resume all this
    Never smooke
    never get close to someone who smooke
    LIFE IS GOOD, DON'T WASTE IT
     
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