A molecular-biologist-turned-Buddhist-monk says altruism is the answer to many of the world's most pressing challenges. Can concern for others help solve wealth inequality, climate change and world hunger?
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.
- 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
- Dr. David Satcher United States Surgeon General
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