Teaching Teenagers from 13 to 19 on the Dangers of Tobacco Use

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Health Promotion Plan:
Teaching Teenagers from 13 to 19 on the Dangers of Tobacco Use
Jacqueline Doyle
December 7, 2011
University
Introduction:
The first Surgeon General’s report about the dangers of tobacco use was issued in 1964. In the nearly-fifty years since the initial report was released much research has been done about the dangers of using tobacco, especially because it can cause numerous diseases including heart disease, cancer, emphysema, and bronchitis (Healthy People 2020, 2011, n.p.). The Healthy People 2020 Report explains that “tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death and disease in the United States” (2011, n.p). The Healthy People 2020 Report also states that each year about 443,000 Americans die from...
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