Smoking chat room
Smoking increases the risk of at least 14 cancers, including cancer of the lung, larynx (voice box) oesophagus (gullet), mouth and pharynx (upper throat), bladder, pancreas, kidney, liver, stomach, bowel, cervix, ovary, nose and sinuses, as well as some types of leukaemia [1–3].
This study has found similarly huge risks associated with smoking.
This damage starts early in smokers, and lung function continues to worsen as long as the person smokes.
Still, it may take years for the problem to become noticeable enough for lung disease to be diagnosed. It also causes many other lung diseases that can be nearly as bad as lung cancer.
In this lush chatroom, you can wield strange new kinds of e-cigarettes and blow virtual smoke shapes while talking to friends and strangers. Therefore, in their marketing of this emerging technology, manufacturers have trodden a fine line between reminding potential users of the good, old-fashioned "benefits" of smoking, and establishing their product as something new and hi-tech and detached from bodily consequence. This return of some sense of cultural urgency to the word "virtual," due in part to the expanding e-cigarette imaginary, has been a real boon for us here at Rhizome; this organization was established in 1996, the previous heyday for that term, so this is home turf.
has specified this area of the web site to peer support for those who have suffered from a stroke.
The three main forms of communication here are the Stroke Chat Room, stroke forums, and the stroke social network.
Smokers often ask similar questions when they are thinking about quitting or after they have quit.
This forum presents the questions, and allows our many members to share their collective wisdom by giving their answers.