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  • Quit Smoking Speech - 531 words
    Quit Smoking Speech Introduction Attention Getter: 390,000 people died last year. Each one of them spending an estimated 1,100 dollars a year on their deaths. In twenty-five years each person could have had an estimated 28,000 dollars of free spending money. Smoking is the root of the problem. Appeal to Audience: Weather you smoke or not it affects everyone in this room. You can be affected by either getting taxed for the medical bills or as simple as second hand smoke. Thesis Statement: Everyone must quit smoking. Preview: Your going to hear about Tobacco, second hand smoke, quitting smoking, ways of quitting, on the day you quit, withdrawal symptoms. Transition to body: These are the facts ...
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  • Americas Teens Up In Smoke - 566 words
    America's Teens Up In Smoke Americas Teens Up in Smoke On every street corner in America, you will find a teen smoking. Even though a number of commercials and school orientations have given the effects of smoking, the kids feel they are invincible to the effects smoking can cause. Tobacco companies have targeted the youth, ages eleven to seventeen, because they are the future of their industry and very influential (Britannica online). Yes it is true; the future of America has been the focus of their progression. However, how can we have a healthy outlook on the future if 34.8 percent of our youth are inhaling five hundred chemicals into their bodies (Britannica online)? Society needs to foc ...
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  • An Estimated 146,000 Americans Died Of Lung Cancer In 1992, And 90 Percent Of These Deaths Were Caused By Cigarette Smoking S - 421 words
    An estimated 146,000 Americans died of lung cancer in 1992, and 90 percent of these deaths were caused by cigarette smoking. Smoking is responsible for about 30 percent of all cancer deaths annually in the United States more than 155,000 each year. If smoking-related cancers could be eliminated from our society, we would see a significant decline in the annual cancer death rate instead of small but steady increases. Since 1964, the year of the Surgeon General's first report on the health risks of cigarette smoking, strong evidence of the association between smoking and cancer has accumulated. Countless studies have proved that smoking causes lung cancer, and we now know that it substantially ...
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  • Bookreport Waller The Bridge Of Madison County - 1,072 words
    ... rom his shoulders, lying on his back, photographing the men coming off amphibious landing craft. He saw the terror ion their faces, felt it himself. Saw them cut in two by machine-gun fire saw them plead to God and their mothers for help. He got it all, survived, and never became hooked on the so called glory and romance of war photography. (13, 14 Waller) I noticed that a lot of books and movies about war or the army have soldiers pleading for their mothers and I saw a movie, G. I. Jane, that reminded me of this whole paragraph. Robert Kincaid pulled a pack of cigarettes from his shirt pocket, shook one halfway out, and offered it to her. For the second time in five minutes, she surpris ...
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  • Cancer Treating - 955 words
    Cancer Treating During a shower one-day, you notice a lump that was not otherwise there. The next day you see a doctor. The lump you have identified is diagnosed as cancer. Now you need to figure out what to do. There is no absolute cure for cancer, but there are different ways to treat it. Doctors use according methods like radiation, chemotherapy or drugs to treat various types of cancer. Another way of treating cancer is with alternative forms of medicine by using acupuncture and natural herbal remedies. These treatments are more often used in cases that can not be treated very or at all. However, when using the combination of the two treatment techniques, one can receive the full benefit ...
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  • Cause And Effect - 596 words
    Cause And Effect When I was eleven years old, my best friend Michelle Baker and I thought that we would look more grown up if we started smoking. My parents smoked, so we devised a plan for me to steal their cigarettes, and then Michelle and I would meet behind K. J. Clark Middle School to smoke. We thought smoking would make us more popular with the older kids who hung out there. The next morning I sneaked into my mother's room and stole a pack of Pallmall Gold cigarettes from her carton, and a pack of matches from her bed table. I hurried out the door to school with the overwhelming fear my mother would catch me before I could get there. I ran two whole blocks before I met up with Michelle ...
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  • Christmas - 1,469 words
    Christmas 997......................... It is the start of a new year and I thought I would start a journal chronicling my daily experiences. Tonight we decided to go to the local F.O.P. lodge to a New Years Eve party. We had a pretty good time but what happened later that evening is something that I hope I don't forget for a long time to come. Still fresh in my mind was the conversation Angela and I had on Christmas night. She was hinting that she wasn't sure if she wanted to be in a serious relationship this soon after the breakup of her previous one. If that wasn't hard enough on Christmas she also was to ill to attend my brothers wedding with me in Madison Indiana . To add to all the conf ...
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  • Cigarettes Addiction And Product Dangers - 1,722 words
    Cigarettes - Addiction and Product Dangers Matchmaker.com: Sign up now for a free trial. Date Smarter! Cigarettes - Addiction and Product Dangers It is clear that businesses have an obligation to inform their customers about their product's ingredients and dangers. Looking at the case of Rose Cipollone we see that she was a heavy smoker. Her doctor's had to remove part of her right cancerous lung and informed her that she had to quit smoking. Unfortunately, she was addicted. Her doctor's removed the rest of her lung that year and she finally quit smoking. She then sued the Liggett Group, the makers of the cigarettes she smoked. The lawsuit charged that the company knew of the link between ca ...
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  • Cognitive Dissonance - 1,077 words
    ... earch paper. Either myself and/or my friends would be active participants in the persuasion process. The basic premise of the cognitive-dissonance theory is that when two pieces of information do not follow each other we will experience some form of psychological tension, which we will attempt to reduce in some way. Often times, according to Leon Festinger, people attempt to reduce cognitive dissonance whenever possible (Gleitman, 1983, p.12). I noticed many times that my friends were very interested in the topic of quitting their habit, and some at times took the issue personally. When people are personally involved with an issue, much like the use of tobacco, they are much more attenti ...
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  • Effects Of Parent Smoking Habits On Thier Childs Smoking Habits - 1,173 words
    ... hey smoked, and on average how many cigarettes per day did they smoke. In addition to these questions they were asked whether or not their parents smoked, and if they had ever tried to quit. There were also two open-ended questions at the end of the survey that asked about whether or not they have ever known anyone who has contracted any type of disease as the result of smoking. Analysis of Data There were twenty-four participants in this survey. At the completion of the twenty-four surveys the findings were as follows. Of the twenty-four people questioned sixteen smoked. Of the sixteen, nine people reported having at least one parent that smoked. The average daily intake of cigarettes r ...
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  • Hypnosis - 1,381 words
    Hypnosis Albert Einstein reckoned that humans use only about 10% of their brains. According to some reports, while hypnotised, we could gain access to the other 90%. Every human being who is mentally sound can be hypnotised to some degree. You can use hypnosis for a lot of things, for instance to control weight, pain, sleep, and to raise confidence. You can also use it to quit smoking, develop concentration and memory. In fact, you can use it for anything that depends on your own efforts. I) ORIGINS OF HYPNOSIS: The art and science of hypnosis is both old and new. *Old because it was used in ancient time and has a pedigree that stretches back to the beginning of mankinds conscious developmen ...
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  • Lung Cancer - 796 words
    Lung Cancer "Lung cancer is an uncontrolled, extremely deadly division of cells in the lung" (World Book, "Lung Cancer"). The two major types of lung cancer include small and non-small cell. Many different risk factors contribute to lung cancer. There are numerous symptoms that are difficult to detect in the early stages of lung cancer. Doctors use special machines to detect the severity of each stage. Treatments and cures differ in each individual case. Lung cancer is a huge problem because it is the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women (Microsoft, "Lung Cancer"). Both small cell and non-small cell lung cancer affect different types of cells in the lung and spread in differen ...
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  • Lung Cancer - 1,671 words
    ... . There are three subtypes within this group. Some types grow more quickly than others. Ask your doctor to explain which of these you have. There are a few other rare types of lung cancer not covered in this document. Staging is the process of finding out how far the cancer has spread. This is very important because your treatment and the outlook for your recovery depend on the stage of your cancer. There are different staging systems for small cell and non-small cell lung cancer. Small cell lung cancer staging For small cell lung cancer a two-stage system is most often used. These are limited stage and extensive stage. Limited stage usually means that the cancer is only in one lung and ...
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  • Nicotine And Tobacco - 963 words
    Nicotine And Tobacco "One out of three people who use tobacco will die from it." Nearly 3,000 young Americans each day become regular smokers. Of these, 1,000 will die early from tobacco-related diseases. More Americans die due to complications from smoking than from any other major killer such as AIDS, car accidents, drug abuse and homicide. Why do so many people continue to smoke when they know the possible risks involved? Many have become addicted to cigarettes because of the addictive substance, nicotine, which cigarettes contain. How much did tobacco companies know about this addictive substance, and what is their defense for making addicts of their customers? Also, do people realize ho ...
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  • Nicotine Use Disorder - 799 words
    Nicotine Use Disorder My presentation is on Nicotine Use Disorder. It falls under substance related disorders in the DSM IV and is defined as, "The disorders related to the taking of a drug of abuse (Including Alcohol), to the side effects of a medication and to toxin exposure". Let me first start with a brief introduction of smoking (the number one nicotine related killer) and some statistical data retrieved from the US Centers For Disease Control. Tobacco smoking is the number one cause of reversible mortalities in the United States. Tobacco use is related to 400,000 deaths annually in the United States. A person who smokes one pack a day has an average life expectancy 5 years less than a ...
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  • Nutritional Facts - 1,540 words
    Nutritional Facts The first nutritional "fact" most Americans learn is that iron builds strong and healthy bodies.1 The beef lobby, cereal manufacturers, bread makers, and drug companies have bombarded the public with iron being the cure-all for fatigue and "iron-poor blood." People have been mislead by drug companies pushing iron supplements and by old-fashioned ideas about iron, the magical nutrient of strength. Even the cartoons of the past pushed iron as the secret ingredient in Popeye's spinach. Television advertisements used to urge people to "perk" up their "tired" blood with a liquid iron supplement called Geritol, but the Geritol ad was illegal. The Federal Trade Commission began an ...
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  • Opinions On Esoteric Practices - 1,429 words
    ... ed into a tea, act as remedy for many forms of migranes (especially those caused by severe eyestrain - like sitting in front of a terminal for 20 hours or more). Learning, using and cultivating these various plants is a worthwhile endeavor, and anyone spending money and effort in this field of Esoterica is doing so with my applause (we d o some of this here at Shadow Weaver Grove, but even with three of us working at it its a huge project!). HYPNOSIS : the great wonder field developed by Sigmund Freud and his contemporaries, I have found this field to be both a wonderful tool and a dangerous weapon. Never let yourself be put under trance state by anyone you do not trust totally as they m ...
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  • Persuasion Speech - 363 words
    Persuasion Speech Rob Burke Com 210 Mr. Hunn Persuasion speech Intro: Today I would like to inform you why cigarettes are bad, and why you shouldnt smoke. Did you know that smoking related deaths total up to the #1 cause of death in peoples. Not only can it effect you personally but it can also harm others around you. Main Idea I: Why do people even start smoking? 1.) Some start young because they think its cool a.) They may see older people do it. b.) Maybe their friends smoke and they want to fit in. c.) Some just want to impress the opposite sex. 2.) Access is sometimes is very easy. a.) Their Parents are smokers and they can easily steal them from their pack. Main Idea II: Here are some ...
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  • Roman Coliseum - 605 words
    Roman Coliseum 1. If I could be any one of the characters in the book The Outsiders, I would be Ponyboy because of his many good characteristics. He is intelligent which show by his good marks in school. He understands that its wrong to fight unless for self-defense. He is heroic; this shows by the fact that he ran into the burning church to save the children at the risk of his own life. Also, he has a bright future and many opportunities in his life because of his school grades and good-natured personality. These characteristics are what separate him from the other greasers and are also why I want to be like him. 2. It is five years after the worst week in Ponyboys life and many things have ...
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  • Science Of Dreams - 1,573 words
    Science Of Dreams The Science of Dreams A dream is a display, usually visual, that occurs during the night while we sleep in order to deal with and asses the things that we have dealt with during the day. A dream is a remembered residue in the form of creatively assembled visual metaphors(Guiley). In 1900 Sigmund Freud wrote in the The Interpretation of Dreams that dreams are disguised wishes arising from ones unconscious mind. Having been suppressed by the conscious mind, the wishes sneak into the sleeping brain in the form of dreams. Due to electoencephalograph machine that recorded the rapid eye movement during sleep and research into the physical nature of dreaming, Freud's theory has be ...
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