The C. Everett Koop Papers
- Now That You're Pregnant, You're Not Just Eating for Two. . . You're Breathing for Two
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- U.S. Surgeon General Luther L. Terry's original report on the health consequences of smoking, published in 1964, warned
that smoking during pregnancy increased the risk of low birth weight and other complications in newborns. These dangers were
confirmed by subsequent research. During the 1980s, it had become a major scientific argument in the campaign against smoking.
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- 1985-06 (June 1985)
- American Lung Association
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- Tobacco, Second-Hand Smoke, and the Campaign for a Smoke-Free America
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