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(Studio) Lack of evidence with regard to women and smoking in surgeon general's report in 1964 noted; Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Joseph Califano's preview of annual report to Congress include information on women and smoking mentioned.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) [CALIFANO - states increase in women's rates of various diseases indicated by report] Details of report given, include figs. for men smokers contrasted to women smokers in incidence of lung cancer and women's heart attack rate involving both smoking and use of oral contraceptives. [CALIFANO - states evidence of connection between smoking and rates of late fetal and infant mortality.] Report's findings about effects of others' smoking on nonsmokers noted. [CALIFANO - urges Civil Aeronautics Board ban of smoking on commercial aircraft.] [Tobacco Institute spokesperson Anne BROWDER - states Institution reaction to report]
REPORTER: Jed Duvall
- Duvall, Jed;
- Mudd, Roger
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