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Tobacco Smoking Has Far-Reaching Effects on Human Health

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The effects of tobacco are dose-dependent, and adverse effects can be seen in every body system. Smoking causes lung cancer and other lung diseases by damaging the bronchial tubes and alveoli and by enabling tar and other chemicals to be deposited on lung tissue. Smoking is also associated with numerous other cancers, including pancreatic, oral, pharyngeal, bladder, renal, uterine, and cervical cancers. Smoking is a major cause of peripheral vascular disease, cardiovascular disease more...
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