Study Connects Breast Cancer and Smoking

A new study draws a connection between smoking and breast cancer. "Active Smoking, Passive Household Smoking and Breast Cancer: Evidence from the California Teachers Study," will be published in the Jan. 7 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. NPR's Michele Norris talks with Dr. Peggy Reynolds, chief of the environmental epidemiology section of California's Department of Health Services and the study's lead author.

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