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Tuesday, October 19, 2004

Passive smoking turns out to be worse than thought

Passive smoking, in a major study of all the studies done on this subject, turns out to be worse than was ever thought.

To quote:
Breathing in secondhand smoke massively increases the risk of lung cancer and heart disease, an official report by medical scientists shows.
Ministers have sat on the results for months amid fears it will fuel calls for a ban on smoking in public places, claim campaigners.
(being from England, they have Ministers instead of Administration members)

Original article is here.

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