Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 25th, 2002
That's because after 5 years of data collection, the study clearly showed the risks outweighed the benefits, scientists said. Taking the combination appears to boost the chance of developing breast cancer somewhat and does not lead to the anticipated benefits in preventing heart attacks and strokes.
The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute sponsors the continuing, larger project, which is known as the Women's Health Initiative. Institute...
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