SCIENCE LOOKS AT SMOKING by Eric Northrup

SCIENCE LOOKS AT SMOKING

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A cool answer to the hot cigarette-lung cancer controversy examines all the laboratory evidence to date- and finds it wanting; and Dr. Greene of Yale University's Department of Pathology, who has spent years of experimentation in this field, adds an introduction and substantiation. Northrup, who analyzes all the charges and claims relating cancer and coronaries to cigarettes, also gives the physiological facts in both diseases, shows that there is far more documentation linking environment- and air pollution- to lung cancer, and offers a convincing rebuttal to the prevalent tobacco hypochondria. How much to smoke is of course still a variable, but for the many who find it a pleasure and a release from tension- this will help them to relax as they light up.

Pub Date: July 12th, 1957
Publisher: Coward-McCann