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Smoking, Even for a Short Time, Significantly Increases a Woman’s Risk for Peripheral Artery Disease

Public release date: 6-Jun-2011

A prospective study of initially healthy women aged 45 and over found that smoking is a potent risk factor for symptomatic peripheral artery disease, or PAD. 302 more words


The Musée Curie Marks International Women's Day

I WENT TO THE fascinating Musée Curie last week. To coincide with International Women’s Day the Musée Curie opened a temporary exhibition in the garden of the museum made up of photographic portraits celebrating the careers of prominent women, past and present, who worked or are currently working in the fields of science and medicine. 919 more words