The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on June 5, 1957 · Page 10
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The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas · Page 10

Freeport, Texas
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Wednesday, June 5, 1957
Page 10
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( , ith t»t« wtt »4 pet sent Mgh. lit thin fttnc-nt flBh**»i»*M. «M sack * day, it war 79 pet '' it 1 hlgh«f among on* to two * a da/ nn&ket* it -WM f« ,..' tent now, and H wa« la fit eent higher for mm who itooWd two or n\ate packs a : report wi» presented by B. cuyler HamtHontt and Horn at. the anana J of tht American Med «H At«i. httt. ' In <omfnenHfl< «4 tht ¥e« ptirtt Timothy V." tiartviettt cniBrftian of the Tobxeeo In- durtfy Rexearch Committet. Mued a itatement in which he said: "The cau*e« of cancer and heart dl«ease* are not yet known to medical faience. Today's Hammontf-Hom statistical ttatement, like their pre- vfoui rcporU, doe* nothing to change thl« fuct. . "Alio, ai Mientiata have »tat •d, the atudy itself I* Open to criticism a* to methodology, selection of tubjects and unsupported auumptlons." Ten to On* R*W The «utl«Ucal rundown snowed that 10 -time* more smokers than non-nmokeri had died of lung cancer' during the five-year period 6f the MUdy. The death rate -from heart and circulatory dl»ea*e« was,10 per cent higher 1 among tmoker* thaA the rate gtatl«tlo*lly expectable among non-nmokeMi. • Deaths from lung dUease* other than cancer, were three time* more numerou* "among cigarette *mok«r* than among non-smoker*, >ihd death* from pneumonia ~and influenza almost four times hffher. •tthe riport alao/^innd that riflae smoker* were ,«ev*n time* more luiceptihte ' ekncer..'«t'«h«-'« . The. overall death • ra»e wae 11 per cent higher Iw «t«ar unbkert than nonnunokeri. : In lung cancer. «$• nnokam w«re found to be only a httl* more , >u«ceptlble thiui non- aiinoker*,, >sir' ' v'., . ,-• Men who hao 4 unoKed Uttle and had given it up for more than two yean had a mortality rate only..slightly higher than non>tmokere. , pnly in the following caU- forie* were the death rate* (or amoker* and non-amokan ap- •ftrpximately the »arae: Violence, iuld<to, chronic rheumat- ie fever, hypertennve heart dUeate, other hyperten*ive dU- •aaea, nephriti* and ne»fara*U, diabetei, leukemia aaut oanoeft a( the mtuea, eotoij and brain. Hammortli directi o/ the Amerlcaa Ca««*r Society'* ata- tirttwJ reaetareh. and Horn W» a*»l«t«nt direetoev najrgc aad fir, Mary Irk oonauttmt tp the Angel Food Ring Cake AT WWKI'l! ITIICTLY U. $. MO. 1 CAUKMtNIA LON^ WHITI Veil Roisf ..:...£3fc Ltala. .:it49c V^^^waW^i^peV LWCn fKNnS TON FUSM FMZIN SUCH CAyFOHNU * •mMjtaiA^ DMMHfl NMTH OWP KWOU Milk Smoked GREEN BE ANS~ BLACKEYE WHITE SLICED BEETS S.S.POTATO JUNE PEAS ^ TOMATO JUICE iflAWHMT IAMAIMOOTH KHOOIt THW CUtf CIACUMS fldlffl MAMZANIU • y. MA mf^^P^uji 9*P* fv t^^^to^M CJM H*. Hi MOITHfiN WHITV YoarCNIetl PtrCon PTWftiHeraa.Jle I StJIines '£210 Towfc(Urn '^«e [FitlilTissues Wide dime WAIT AWDUCAW CHWBAI Yil»H*jhr » » t « » • i « » * 1 « % Ito ' j~ "•• 'fe'tH^^??, 4 '-*• -i^P 1 '!; '. ^•a,:.y'ar^''|i.sM— m^fmmm WW^CTW *« « f < - 7k 4 7Sc Romona Ntctar 33c »!««»*»»* ( WITH Gulf S9ctf •i^ .f, "i , ".iife.A ity. l3l>- falff»r«iir iaaaiiat taaWi IHPipnq MPHII •M|il: f »*•*** I 9 *** SppMn .« ».*?.._ '— '«

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