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Social Class, Gender Won't Shield Smokers from Harm
Date:2/18/2009

advice and services, as well as strong action to discourage young people from starting to smoke, are key to reducing health inequalities. With over 23 percent of adults in the U.K. still smoking, rising to well over 40 percent in some places and groups, it's crucial we continue to make smoking cessation a top priority."

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The American Cancer Society offers a guide to quitting smoking.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE: British Medical Journal, news release, Feb. 18, 2009


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