Women smoking in uniform
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The tobacco industry once specifically targeted women by equating cigarette use as a symbol of gender equality, sophistication, and upward mobility.
The research team thinks young women entering adulthood are at particular risk for smoking, perhaps because young adulthood is a time of stress and anxiety and because smoking fewer cigarettes is cheaper than a heavier habit.
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Young smokers are less physically fit, have reduced lung function, and daily smoking is associated with developing mood and anxiety disorders.
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The girl taps the cigarette ash onto the ground as she smokes.
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By Tanya Basu July 16, For a large swath of young American women, light smoking is growing in popularity, according to a new study.
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Research has indicated repeatedly that picking up even one cigarette puts a woman at increased risk for health problems.
Among junior enlisted personnel, about 30 percent report current cigarette smoking after joining the military.