Women and Smoking

Women and Smoking

Women who smoke cigarettes can expect not only reduced life expectancy and quality of life, but also an increased risk of pregnancy complications, problems with menstrual function, and cervical cancer. A panel talks about new efforts to...

Women who smoke cigarettes can expect not only reduced life expectancy and quality of life, but also an increased risk of pregnancy complications, problems with menstrual function, and cervical cancer. A panel talks about new efforts to educate women and girls about the health problems associated with smoking.

Guests

Dr. David Satcher

United States Surgeon General

Dr. Diane Stover

chief of pulmonary medicine at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and chair of the American College of Chest Physicians' Task Force on Women, Girls, Tobacco, & Lung Cancer

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