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The Health Consequences of Smoking: 50 Years of Progress

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The Health Consequences of Smoking: 50 Years of Progress

Publisher: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Number of pages: 978

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Fifty years have passed since publication of the landmark report of the Surgeon General's Advisory Committee on smoking and health. This report highlights both the dramatic progress our nation has made reducing tobacco use and the continuing burden of disease and death caused by smoking.

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