TITLE

Where there's smoke

PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;May99, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that smoking-related risk of a heart attack was 50 percent higher in women than in men of the same age according to a 12-year study. Interaction between hormones and components of tobacco smoke.
ACCESSION #
1717270

 

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