Women Vs. Tobacco: The Present and Future Impact on Women’s and Girls’ Health

  • V. L. Costa e Silva


In the evaluation of the process health/sickness, women have usually been taken for granted. The low priority assigned to the investigation of women’s common diseases and treatment has been verified for centuries. Also, we have to face the fact that the clinical trials of diseases that affect both men and women have been mostly based on men’s responses. These inadequacies make us search for solutions that effectively mediate behavioural and health problems of the feminine condition.


Smoking Prevalence Latin American Country Environmental Tobacco Smoke Lung Cancer Mortality Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. L. Costa e Silva
    • 1
  1. 1.National Cancer InstituteHealth MinistryBrazil

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