Policlinico San Carlos joins the World No Snuff Day with measurement of oxygen saturation in the blood in Marqués de Campo

May 30 from 2016 - 00: 00

Tomorrow is World No snuff and Policlinico San Carlos dianenses aims to raise awareness about the harmful effects it produces. To do this, it will appear in the Campos street a team of experts for oxygen measurements, samples of harmful results and gestures against smoking.

Free of charge for all passers-by who wish to be measured on Calle Marqués de Campo oxygen saturation in the blood. In addition, a Rx plate of a smoker and a non-smoker will be displayed, with the aim that the results can be compared. And as a symbolic gesture, San Carlos will also place an urn to introduce a broken cigar in exchange for a lollipop.

Polyclinic San Carlos is aware of all the problems that smoking can cause and aims for citizens to join World No Tobacco Day to end cancer and other smoke-derived diseases.

World Anti-Tobacco Day Policlinico San Carlos


Snuff smoke contains toxic substances 4.000 of which more than 40 are carcinogenic, causing illness and even death. Snuff consumption leaves us alarming figures: 30% of cancers, the 20% of cardiovascular diseases and 80% of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Tobacco is the main avoidable mortality to the world. And is that more than 5 million people die each year from illnesses related to tacabo in the 70% of developed countries.

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