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Oral Assignment "A secret killer" T.S. Hardly any smoker realizes that a cigarette is a cleverly crafted product that delivers just the right amount of nicotine to keep its user addicted for many years before killing the person.

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Magdalena Baranowska, II B 10.12.2004 Draft nr 2 "A secret killer" T.S. Hardly any smoker realizes that a cigarette is a cleverly crafted product that delivers just the right amount of nicotine to keep its user addicted for many years before killing the person. E.M. Cigarette smoking carries with it serious consequences chiefly connected with the deterioration of health and the higher risk of going down with serious and life-threatening deseases. Besides this, it does damage to the health of passive smokers, especially children. I In the first place, cigarette smoking is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. A) The overwhelming majority of smokers fall ill with lung cancer. ...read more.

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A) It is a major risk factor for peripheral vascular disease. a) It causes a narrowing of blood vessels that carry blood to the leg and arm muscles. b) It can activate the damage or even the loss of an arm or leg. B) It induces heart disease, bronchitis and stroke. C) It contributes to the severity of pneumonia. D) Smoking accounts for 85-90 percent of emphysema mortality. a) Once this disease affected exclusively men. b) Nowadays, however, one in four emphysema deaths occurs among women. E) In addition to this, tobacco has a damaging affect on women's reproductive health and is associated with increased risk of miscarriage, early delivery, stillbirth, infant death, and is a cause of low birth weight in infants. ...read more.

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B) Moreover, children exposed to passive cigarette smoke have a higher incidence of misbehaviour. a) They tend to be more agressive and less willing to coordinate with other pupils. b) They are more anxious and easily come into conflict with others. In conclusion, I think that before turning to the first cigarette, people should take into account all the damaging effects it may have on them. They have to be aware of the higher risk of falling ill with cancer or other diseases such as peripheral vascular disease, bronchitis, pneumonia and many other hazardous to their health. What is more, they ought to consider that when smoking they are not only doing damage to themselves, but also to other people being in their company, especially to their children. They should ask themselves a question whether having a moment of pleasure is worth all this. ...read more.

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