Diseases Caused by Smoking

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McChickn
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221151
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Diseases Caused by Smoking
Updated:
2013-05-26 00:10:20
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Smoking Gas Exchange Diseases
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Define the following diseases caused by smoking.
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  1. Chronic Bronchitis
    A chronic inflammatory condition in the lungs that causes the respiratory passages to be swollen and irritated, increases mucus production, and may damage the lungs.
  2. Emphysema
    A gradual breakdown of the thin walls of the alveoli.
  3. Lung Cancer
    Cells start to divide uncontrollably because the DNA in cells is damaged.

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