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Breathing Poison: Smoking, Pollution and the Haze
Contributor(s): Rebuck, Anthony (Author)

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ISBN: 148289808X     ISBN-13: 9781482898088
Publisher: Authorhouse
OUR PRICE: $30.50  

Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: June 2014
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There is a triple threat to human health and well-being in the Asian air. First, we are going to see an increase in tobacco-attributable deaths as more and more people smoke. Much of this mortality, as well as crippling chronic lung disease, can be prevented if smokers stop smoking. Secondly, additional suffering, disability, and premature death from lung disease can be prevented if pollution—Asian pollution being the worst in the world—can be reduced. And last, the coughing, wheezing, and attacks of bronchitis caused by the uniquely Asian problem of the haze would be eliminated if the illegal practice of slash and burn is prohibited.


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BISAC Categories:
- Education | Research
- Health & Fitness | Diseases - Respiratory
- Medical | Allied Health Services - Respiratory Therapy
Physical Information: 0.5" H x 5.5" W x 8.5" (0.80 lbs) 168 pages
 
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