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Revista Cubana de Medicina General Integral

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BOLET ASTOVIZA, Miriam  and  SOCARRAS SUAREZ, María Matilde. Algunas reflexiones sobre el tabaquismo como factor de riesgo para diferentes enfermedades. Rev Cubana Med Gen Integr [online]. 2003, vol.19, n.4. ISSN 0864-2125.

A literature review on smoking as a risk factor in many diseases, particularly, the cardiovascular diseases was made to delve into the harmful effects of this drug addiction and to update the knowledge of all the physicians on this topic. This paper deals with the size of the problem, the diseases caused, active and passive smokers, prevention and recommendations.

Keywords : SMOKING [adverse effects]; RISK FACTORS; TOBACCO SMOKE POLLUTION [prevention and control].

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