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“Women who smoke like men, die like men”

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f543 (Published 30 January 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f543

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Smoking has become substantially riskier for women during the past 50 years, say researchers. Analyses from two historical and five contemporary US cohorts suggest that the risks for women are now about the same as they are for men. Smokers …

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