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Question

Match these examples of drug advertising with a truth about the same drug.

A. Drinking wine makes you look sophisticated.
Using tobacco can lead to many health issues.
B. Cigars lead to more fun and adventures.
Using prescriptions improperly can be dangerous.
C. All prescriptions are safe because they are medicines.
Alcoholics can die of liver cancer.
D. Using tobacco leads to having more friends.
Smoking tobacco can lead to wrinkles and yellowing of skin.

2 Answer

  • A. Drinking wine makes you look sophisticated. (Alcoholics can die of liver cancer.)
    B. 
    Cigars lead to more fun and adventures. (Smoking tobacco can lead to wrinkles and yellowing of skin.)
    C. All prescriptions are safe because they are medicines. (Using prescriptions improperly can be dangerous.)
    D. Using tobacco leads to having more friends. (Using tobacco can lead to many health issues)
  • Answer:

    A. Drinking wine makes you look sophisticated: Alcoholics can die of liver cancer, which is also called hepatic cancer which is a cause after having cirrhosis, which can be led by alcohol, hepatitis B and hepatitis C. In this stage, liver cells don't regenerate as usual, and tissue starts to die.

    B. Cigars lead to more fun and adventures: Smoking tobacco can lead to wrinkles and yellowing of skin. Actually premature aging of facial skin and the skin tone can be developed by smoking cigarettes, and cant lead to worse effects by a higher toxins from nicotine sources.

    C. All prescriptions are safe because they are medicines: Using prescriptions improperly can be dangerous. This a common thought that people tend to have, if it's a prescription medicine, then it's safe. But an overdose from these medicines can led to serious consequences too, that's why the government regulates this medications, to prevent overuse of them, preventing those who try to replace illegal drugs with these.

    D. Using tobacco leads to having more friends: Using tobacco can lead to many health issues. Actually, tobacco is a risk factor by itself, including many forms of cancer: lung cancer, kidney cancer, pancreas cancer, stomach cancer, and so on.

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