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Tobacco and women's health
  1. ROBERTA FERRENCE
  1. Ontario Tobacco Research Unit
  2. University of Toronto
  3. 33 Russell Street
  4. Toronto, Ontario M5S 2S1
  5. Canada;
  6. roberta.ferrence@utoronto.ca

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    Tobacco and women's health. Hannu Vierola. Helsinki Finland: Art House Oy, ISBN 951-884-236-1.

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