ISBN-10:
0816076324
ISBN-13:
9780816076321
Pub. Date:
05/01/2010
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
The Truth about Smoking / Edition 2

The Truth about Smoking / Edition 2

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816076321
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/01/2010
Series: Facts on File Truth about Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations v

Preface vii

How to Use This Book xi

Addictive Behavior and Smoking 1

A to Z Entries 15

Addiction, Products to Overcome 17

Addiction to Nicotine 24

Advertising and Smoking 32

Alcohol and Tobacco Use 39

Antismoking Advocacy Groups 43

Body and Smoking, The 49

Cancer and Smoking 54

Cardiovascular Disease and Smoking 58

Cigarette Additives 64

Cosmetic Effects of Smoking 70

Cost of Smoking 76

Drugs and Tobacco Use 81

Government and Tobacco 86

Health Insurance and Smoking 92

Media and Smoking, The 97

Medications and Smoking 104

Mouth and Smoking, The 108

Peer Pressure and Smoking 113

Quitting, Therapies for 117

Respiratory Diseases and Smoking 124

Secondhand Smoke 131

Smoking and Society 139

Smoking, History of 150

Sports and Smoking 161

Tobacco as a Gateway Product 168

Tobacco Products 172

Tobacco Use and Socioeconomic Groups 179

Tobacco Worldwide 184

Withdrawal 192

Women and Smoking 197

Hotlines and Help Sites 207

Glossary 213

Index 219

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