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January 1928


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with a preface by PROF. HENRI VAQUEZ. Price, $1.85. Pp. 134. New York: Paul B. Hoeber, Inc., 1927.

Am J Dis Child. 1928;35(1):166. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1928.01920190173024

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In this book published under the Auspices of the Committee to Study the Tobacco Problem, the author has gone into the question offering an unbiased view of the material at hand. Seven hundred and fifty bibliographic references are given covering seventy pages. From these the author concludes that a sound individual may bear, what is for him, moderate doses without injury, but even these are often noxious to the unsound or other sound individuals. However, the immoderate use of tobacco brings on a series of disturbances which are first functional, then organic, and some are not without gravity.

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