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Tuesday, March 20, 2007

How cigarettes' image changed from sexy to deadly

Allan M. Brandt, a medical historian at Harvard, contends that recognizing the dangers of cigarettes resulted from an intellectual process that took the better part of the 20th century. His book, "The Cigarette Century: The Rise, Fall and Deadly Persistence of the Product that Defined America," is described in today's New York Times.

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Posted by Elizabeth Cooney at 09:04 AM
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