Macrobiotics and the Great Smoking Myth

Collins, Roy
March 2002
Macrobiotics Today;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p5
Academic Journal
Focuses on the health and environmental dangers caused by tobacco. Detrimental effects of tobacco smoking; Rate of premature death among smokers of tobacco; Impact of nicotine on the level of dopamine present in the brain.


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