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Women smokers bear risk

Women who smoke cigarettes are more likely to develop heart disease than men, says new research released yesterday.

Women who smoke cigarettes are more likely to develop heart disease than men, says new research released yesterday.

After reviewing data on 2.4 million people and 44,000 cardiac events, the article’s authors found female smokers have a 25 percent greater risk for coronary heart disease than males who smoke cigarettes.

The researchers also found the difference in risk for male and female smokers increased by two percent for every year they smoke.

 
 
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