Science News from EPI|Lifestyle 2019

Tuesday, March 5

Competing Health Priorities in Young Women

Mary Ann Bauman, MD, suggests some solutions to a study finding that in spite of greater risk, other health issues are a higher priority than heart disease for young women.

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Sadiya S Khan | Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Smoking and Cognitive Decline

Robert Eckel, MD, past president of the American Heart Association, comments on the findings of a study on smoking and cognitive decline presented during EPI | Lifestyle 2019 in Houston.

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Smoking and Cognitive Decline at Older Age: Using Surveillance and Imputation to Deal With Differential Mortality
Aozhou Wu | Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD