Cancer, coronary artery disease and smoking: a preliminary report on differences in incidence between Seventh-day Adventists and others.


A study was made of the incidence of certain types of disease among Seventh-day Adventists, a religious group of special interest because they refrain from smoking and drinking. Epidermoid cancer of the lung, previously shown to be related to smoking, was 10 times less common among Seventh-day Adventists than among the general population, even among those… (More)


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