Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 24th, 2006
Study 1: Premenopausal oral contraceptive use may protect against heart disease later in life.
Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Research Institute conducted a study "to evaluate past oral contraceptive use and angiographic coronary artery disease in women" using information gathered from "academic medical centers." The study cohort consisted of "672 postmenopausal women enrolled in the Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) with coronary risk factors undergoing coronary angiography for suspected myocardial ischemia."
"Past oral contraceptive use...
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