Smoking and Disease

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Carcinogens
Chemicals that cause cancer
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
A combination of diseases including chronic broncitis and emphysema
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Atherosclerosis
Depostition of fatty substances in walls of the arteries
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Cardiovascular diseae
Disease of the heart or circulatory system
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Coronary heart disease
A disease of the heart caused by malfunction of the coronary arteries
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Stroke
The death of part of the brain due to lack of blood flow to that part of the brain and subsequent oxygen deficiency
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A risk factor
A factor which increases the chance or risk that a person will deveop a disease
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Epidemiology
The study of the distribution of a disease in populations, and the factors that influence its spread
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A combination of diseases including chronic broncitis and emphysema

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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Depostition of fatty substances in walls of the arteries

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Disease of the heart or circulatory system

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A disease of the heart caused by malfunction of the coronary arteries

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