Published in Women's Health Weekly, November 24th, 1997
An estimated 27.2 percent of reproductive aged women smoke cigarettes. That equates to more than 14 million women ages 18-44 that are smokers -- more than double the Healthy People 2000 goal to reduce prevalence for reproductive age women to 12 percent, the CDC's National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion wrote in a newly released fact sheet entitled "Smoking and Pregnancy."
If current trends continue, smoking will have a tremendous health impact on smoking mothers and their unborn or born...
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