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In Cambodia, One Doctor's War On Smoking

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In Cambodia, One Doctor's War On Smoking

In Cambodia, One Doctor's War On Smoking

In Cambodia, One Doctor's War On Smoking

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR Science Correspondent Joe Palca recently visited Cambodia where it's estimated that 70 percent of the men smoke cigarettes, including Buddhist monks. Palca meets with a physician, whose work with Buddhist monks has led to smoking cessation for a large part of that population, and it's affecting local Cambodians as well.

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