Experts: Smoking may be more toxic for women

Experts say that there is some evidence that smoking cigarettes may be more toxic for women. Health experts report that women who smoke may be

Some studies also show that women are at

Some studies also show that women are at a higher risk for lung cancer from secondhand smoke. (Credit: News 12 )

EDISON - Experts say that there is some evidence that smoking cigarettes may be more toxic for women.

Health experts report that women who smoke may be more susceptible to lung cancer, and are more likely to get chronic bronchitis and emphysema.

Some studies also show that women are at a higher risk for lung cancer from secondhand smoke.

Additionally, experts say that smoking impacts fertility, and may make it harder for women to conceive.

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