March 7, 2013

Some women dying too soon, study finds

By Logan Lafferty

"I suspect we're now seeing the effects of increased smoking prevalence in women, which occurred in the 1980s through 2000 or so," said Dr. Paul Loomis, family medicine physician at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. He noted there is a correlation between tobacco use and educational/socioeconomic levels, which are a couple of factors mentioned in the study's report.


Leader-Telegram by Andrew Dowd

Tags: Alcohol and Tobacco, Dr. Paul Loomis, family medicine, Leader-Telegram, Mayo Clinic Health System, Research, smoking, women, Women's Health

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