TITLE

The Cost of Inhaling

PUB. DATE
September 1961
SOURCE
Time;9/15/1961, Vol. 78 Issue 11, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the study by Edward Cuyler Hammond of the American Cancer Society on the association of smoking with disease in the U.S. It mentions that the use of statistics in this type of study have typified the causes from moderate smoking to chain-smoking and the diseases from lung cancer to heart and circulatory diseases. Based on the results of Hammond's study, it is inferred that the death rate of all types of smokers was 53 percent higher compared with those who never smoke.
ACCESSION #
54205896

 

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