Towards the cessation of smoking

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 26 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1465
  1. Imre Loefler, editor
  1. Nairobi Hospital Proceedings, Kenya

    This filthy habit causes much havoc to the human body: there is hardly an organ that is not affected by nicotine and the harmful substances attendant on the burning of the obnoxious weed.

    Smokers have been shown to be more prone to cancers and degenerative diseases than non-smokers. Men who smoke produce inferior sperm. Infants born to women who smoke are small and frail. The milk of mothers who …

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