02/03/2010  |  
Posted in oral cancer
WARNING: The Dangers of Chewing Tobacco

While “all the guys” may be using it, don't be fooled into thinking that just because it is smokeless tobacco that it is harmless. It is not safe at all; in fact it is quite dangerous! For example, did you know that spit tobacco contains more than 30 chemicals known to cause cancer? Or did you know it also contains nicotine, the same addictive forming drug found in cigarettes? If you are the parent of a teenage boy, you may be dealing with questions about chewing tobacco and its addiction.

Obtain the facts you need in this response to a Dear Doctor email, Chewing Tobacco.


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