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Matt Lee
Professor Lynch
Personal and Community Health
April 14, 2013
CVD and Cancer
After taking the cancer and CVD risk assessment I learned that aside from working in the sun without protection, smoking is my largest risk for cancer or CVD. Aside from these two risk factors I live a fairly healthy life, I work harder than most people my age can even fathom from their deep-fryer station at McDonald’s, I eat fairly well and I seldom find myself stationary.

My top-dog risk factor as determined by the cancer and CVD risk factor assessment is hands down smoking. Although I do not smoke profusely, on a stressful or long day at work I’ve been known to smoke roughly a pack a day, altho...

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