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"I’m not really a smoker. I never smoke more than one a day. Only if I’m out with friends or stressed or something. It’s not like it’s hurting me.”
Not true. Even one cigarette a day is harmful. For heart disease and stroke it’s half as bad as smoking the whole pack.
People know it as the addictive chemical component in tobacco products, but most don’t realize that nicotine increases blood pressure, risk of heart disease, and is linked to metabolic syndrome.
Impaired attention, risk of depression, and anxiety. These are all conditions linked to nicotine use in teens
What is the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S.? Tobacco. Responsible for nearly one in five deaths each year.
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