Smoking and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Parallel Epidemics of the 21st Century

One hundred million deaths were caused by tobacco in the 20th century, and it is estimated that there will be up to one billion deaths attributed to tobacco use in the 21st century. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is rapidly becoming a global public health crisis with smoking being reco...

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Main Author: Rafael Laniado-Laborín
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2009-01-01
Series:International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
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