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Review Article

Smoking Cessation: Barriers and Available Methods

Volume 4, Oct 2015

Kushagra Mahansaria, MD, MPH, MBA, Ravi R Kasliwal, MD, DM Gurgaon, India

 Tobacco use is the leading global cause of avoidable death worldwide and a key modifiable risk factor for the development of a range of diseases, including cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and some cancers (1-3). In the 1960s, the US Surgeon General and American Heart Association issued reports warning of the dangers of smoking on fatal coronary artery disease (4-6).

Volume 4, Number 4 Pages: 81-8

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