A person who smokes one pack of cigarettes a day for 30 years or more will take 10 years off of her or his life and increase risks for 15 types of cancers, such as cancers of the lung and throat.
What does OPOC stand for?
OPOC stands for One Pack of Cigarettes
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- One Person One Building (sheltered housing: UK)
- One Piece of Bleach (website)
- Online Press of Official Bloggers
- Other Place of Business
- Our Place Our Base
- Outstanding Publication in Organizational Behavior (award)
- Oakland Parents Orchestrating Change (Oakland, CA)
- Office of Public Outreach and Communications (San Francisco Unified School District)
- Oklahoma Pension Oversight Commission
- One People One Country
- One Point of Contact
- Ontelaunee Power Operating Company, LLC (Pennsylvania)
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- Openbaar Primair Onderwijs Centrum
- Operational Point Of Contact (ICANN)
- Opposed-Piston, Opposed-Cylinder (engine; Advanced Propulsion Technologies, Inc.)
- Orchard Park Office Centre (Canada)
- Organization Point of Contact
- Organizational Point of Contact
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Risk factors can include: uncontrolled diabetes, uncontrolled high blood pressure, obesity, smoking more than one pack of cigarettes a day, or a family history of heart disease.
On average, children exposed to high levels of nicotine in utero-defined as the minimum amount in one pack of cigarettes per day-scored 21 percent lower in these areas than classmates born to non-smoking mothers.
Despite his height, He became a chain smoker when he was seven years old and smoked at least one pack of cigarettes every day.
They smoked approximately one pack of cigarettes a day before pregnancy, but had reduced this amount by roughly 50% by the time they entered the study.
To have the same health risk as a smoker on one pack of cigarettes per day, you would have to be roughly 125lbs (nearly nine stone) overweight
The results, presented yesterday at the American Academy of Neurology's annual meeting in Chicago, showed that 7% of the participants were heavy drinkers, defined as more than two drinks a day; 20% had a history of heavy smoking, defined as smoking one pack of cigarettes or more a day; and 27% had the Alzheimer's APOE gene variant.
Dakin and her associates at Northeastern University, Boston, found that 55% of the 784 patients smoked, and 66% of them smoked at least one pack of cigarettes daily.