Love Stories is a series about love in all its forms, with one new essay appearing each day for the first two weeks of February, until Valentine's Day. It started out like lots of bad romances, by which I mean that from the very beginning, I knew every single reason why not, and I went ahead and did it anyway. Not that I would admit any of those things. New York was broken up into its own little sects and small republics, its dictatorships and dividing lines, and smoking was one of the few that I chose rather than have chosen for me—it was the box that I ticked myself. Plus, when I was a party reporter, relatively new in town and with distinctly unusual hours, it helped me talk to any and everybody; it was the perfect segue to approach the movie star, who, when made to stand outside their own premiere, like you, like anybody, was neutralized, made human. It was the only vaguely socially acceptable reason to duck out of a dull dinner and find the people you actually wanted to talk to.
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The younger you start smoking, the add damage your body will suffer after you get older. Here are a few important reasons to quit and 8 ways to help you do it. You'll be healthier and less absent of breath — smoking decreases your lung capacity. You'll save yourself a lot of money. You'll look advance. Chemicals in cigarettes restrict blood arise to your skin. Smokers have add wrinkled and saggy faces by the time they're in their mids. A big cheese who starts smoking at 15 is 3 times more likely to break down from cancer than someone who starts smoking in their mids.
All knows that smoking is a abysmal idea. But being around someone who smokes is also bad for your health. Secondhand smoke is the be on fire that smokers breathe out and the smoke floating from the end of the cigarette, cigar, or pipe. Can you repeat that? Are the Dangers of Secondhand Smoke? Secondhand smoke contains thousands of chemicals that are toxic to the amount. Breathing in secondhand smoke makes you more likely to have: lung infections like pneumonia coughing, sore throats, sniffling, and sneezing cancer heart disease Can you repeat that? Can I Do About Secondhand Smoke? Chances are, you know someone who smokes. Whether you smoke or you're regularly around someone who does, it's never healthy to breathe in tobacco smoke. Even occasional or short-term bring to light can take a toll on the body.