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Heart Disease And Smoking

Volume 22: debated on Monday 26 April 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what evidence exists as to the extent of the connection between the more serious forms of heart disease and smoking.

Many studies have shown a strong connection between smoking and coronary heart disease. For further details, I would refer the hon. Member to the Department's booklet "Avoiding Heart Attacks", published in November 1981.