It?s not just cancer smokers should fear

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It’s not just cancer smokers should fear

By Daily Echo reporter
2007-02-16
A doctor who specialises in chest diseases has welcomed the national [UK] smoking ban that is due to come into effect this July.
Dr Diane Laws, a respiratory consultant at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital, says while most smokers know they could develop lung cancer, few realise the risk of another life-limiting condition - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
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