Smoking Informative Speech Outline

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Introduction Attention Getter: When inhaling Nicotine, it can reach the brain within 10 seconds after the smoke is inhaled. It has been found in every part of the body, even in breast milk. PSYCHOLOGICAL ORIENTATION: According to CDC, which is the center for disease control and prevention, “Cigarette smoking is accountable for more than 480,000 deaths per year in the US, including nearly 42,000 deaths resulting from secondhand smoke. This is about one in five deaths yearly, or 1,300 deaths every day.” LOGICAL ORIENTATION: Smoking may be a habit for people all around the world, but many aren’t aware of the detrimental effects that it has in the body. In this speech I will talk about how smoking can cause lung cancer, bronchitis, and diabetes. Body Main Point 1: Smoking cigarettes…show more content…
According to the Mayo Clinic, “Doctors believe smoking causes lung cancer by damaging the cells that line the lungs. Once cigarette smoke is inhaled, which is full of cancer-causing materials, changes in the lung tissue begin almost instantly.” 2. In the beginning if you don’t smoke as much, your body can repair the damage, but over time it can lead to irreparable damage. The longer someone smokes the more damage it does to the cells that line your lungs. “As time passes by, the damage causes the cells to act abnormally and eventually cancer may develop.” 3. There are two general types of lung cancer that someone can get. Small cell lung cancer and Non-small cell lung cancer. Non-small cell cancer is common and about 200,000 to 3 million people get in the US each year. Small cell cancer is rarer than non-small, but 20,000 to 200,000 people get in the US each year. The symptoms of these cancers are pain in the back or chest, coughing blood, shortness of breath, wheezing, whole body feeling weak, fatigue, and weight loss. Mostly people aged 60+ are affected the most. Main Point 2: People who smoke can double their risk of getting diabetes, compared to non-smokers. Sub

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