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Blood pressure A. is the amount of force applied to vein walls. B. contributes to heart attacks and strokes when too high. C. is the measurement of diastolic pressure over systolic pressure. D. is
only considered high when both blood pressure measurements are too high.
Blood pressure B. contributes to heart attacks and strokes when too high.
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User: Blood pressure A. is the amount of force applied to vein walls. B. contributes to heart attacks and strokes when too high. C. is the measurement of diastolic pressure over systolic pressure. D. is only considered high when both blood pressure measurements are too high.





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B.Nicotine
A cigarette may look harmless enough - tobacco leaves covered in classic white paper. But when it burns, it releases a dangerous cocktail of about 4,000 chemicals including:

more than 70 cancer-causing chemicals
hundreds of other poisons.
nicotine, a highly addictive drug, and many additives designed to make cigarettes taste nicer and keep smokers hooked.

This page has more information on the various poisons in cigarette smoke. You can also read about where these come from and how concentrated they actually are.
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