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Environmental tobacco smoke may not kill

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 01 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:0306178a
  1. Adrián González Aguirre1
  1. 1BMJ

The link between environmental tobacco smoke and coronary heart disease and lung cancer may be considerably weaker than generally believed.

A study published in the BMJ concluded that “the results do not support a causal relation between environmental tobacco smoke and tobacco related mortality.” Also they found a strong association between active smoking and disease. …

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