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.

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  • 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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