Are Health Hazards Greater If A Person Begins To Smoke As A Teen
6 pages (1500 words)
, Research Paper
1). According to the New York Department of Health (par. 1), smoking can lead to blindness and vision loss due to the following eye diseases: Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), cataract, glaucoma, diabetic Retinopathy and dry eye syndrome. In the US, smoking caused 400,000 deaths, with 45 persons dying every hour (180,000 are due to cardiovascular diseases, 65,000 due to the obstructive lung diseases bronchitis and emphysema) (What are the Risks, What is the human par.