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Instructions:
Evaluate one of the following websites as a research source. Use critical thinking skills, be concise, and be specific.

The Role of the Media in Tobacco Control
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00030959.htm

Secondhand Smoke: The Big Lie
http://www.smokingsection. com/issues1. html#smoke

Health Hazards of Tobacco: Some Facts
http://www.who.int/docstore/tobacco/ntday/ntday96/pk96_3.htm

We are looking for this paper to reflect critical thinking: assessing the validity of arguments, interpreting the accuracy of data, and ascertaining the depth and quality of research. All work should be original with proper acknowledgement of the work of others. Written work should follow APA formatting, including a cover page for all written assignments.

Outcome:
Demonstrate critical thinking and graduate level-type writing skills.

Objective:
Demonstrate critical thinking and good writing skills in the evaluation of a website as a research source for a course paper.

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In today's high-tech world, internet has replaced many traditional ways of obtaining information, and has become a main source of information on many different topics. The topic that was researched for the purpose of this assignment is the; negative impacts of tobacco use.

The purpose of this essay is to critically analyze the following website: Health Hazards of Tobacco: Some Facts (http://www.who.int/docstore/tobacco/ntday/ntday96/pk96_3.htm). The objective of this essay is to assess the validity of arguments, interpreting the accuracy of data, and ascertain the depth and quality of research.

"Health Hazards of Tobacco: Some Facts" website was designed to further educate its visitors on the negative impacts of smoking. This is achieved by presenting facts and objective data that prove the impact that smoking has on smokers, on a global scale.

This website is supported by the World Health Organization (WHO), an organization that is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health ...

Solution Summary

The purpose of this essay is to critically analyze the following website: Health Hazards of Tobacco: Some Facts (http://www.who.int/docstore/tobacco/ntday/ntday96/pk96_3.htm). The objective of this essay is to assess the validity of arguments, interpreting the accuracy of data, and ascertain the depth and quality of research.

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