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Publication name: HPHS case studies: Rheumatoid arthritis and smoking – a joint problem
Date: 31 May 2012
Description: In September 2011, a campaign was launched in Fife to raise awareness of the risks of smoking to the general public and among patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The campaign aimed to provide information on the links between RA and smoking and how it may reduce the effectiveness of some RA treatments.
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