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Smoking: Health Risk for Family Members

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The smoke from your cigarettes (secondhand smoke) puts your loved ones' health at risk.

When you quit smoking, you reduce all of these risk factors for health problems in your family. You also increase the chance that your children will not smoke or will quit if they already smoke.

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Cultural Responses to Grief and Loss

Cultures have different ways of coping with death. Grief felt for the loss of loved ones occurs in people of all ages and cultures. Different cultures, however, have different myths and mysteries about death that affect the attitudes, beliefs, and practices of the bereaved. Individual, personal experiences of grief are similar in different cultures. The ways in which people of all cultures feel grief personally are similar. This has been found to be true even though different cultures have...

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Last Updated: July 06, 2011
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