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Smoking and Nicotine Addiction

Reasons for Elevated Platelet Count

Bone marrow produces platelets -- also known as thrombocytes, and releases them into circulation. These small blood elements are p...
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What Are the Risks of Smoking Vs. Nonsmoking?

The act of smoking cigarettes sends carbon monoxide, tar, nicotine and many other harmful substances into the body. Ingesting thes...
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The Effects of Smoking on Your Respiratory System

The major health problems caused by smoking affect the nicotine delivery system: the airways, blood vessels and lungs in the human...
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The Effects of Smoking for a Year

The first year of a tobacco use habit holds risks for immediate health problems and the likelihood of an early death. Many people ...
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The Effects of Cigarette Smoke on the Respiratory System

A healthy respiratory system is designed to protect the lungs from occasional inhalation of smoke, dust and other harmful substanc...
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Aching Joints During Pregnancy

A woman’s body undergoes many dramatic changes over the course of pregnancy, some of which can bring about unpleasant side e...
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How to Use Acupressure to Stop Smoking

There is little doubt about the negative effect addiction to nicotine has on your health. BioMed reports that cigarettes are the b...
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What Happens When You Quit Smoking Cold Turkey?

Quitting cold turkey is statistically the most successful way to stop smoking, according to the American Cancer Society's "Quittin...
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Eyes and Smoking Cigarettes

Smoking can damage many organs, including the eyes, which are complex organs that are effected from first and secondhand smoking. ...
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Risks of Occasional Smoking

Occasional smoking, or social smoking, means that you don't smoke every day. Perhaps you smoke only in a social context on the...
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