‘Scary’ Lung Disease Now Afflicts More Women Than Men In U.S.

(By Anna Gorman for Kaiser Health News)

Joan Cousins was among a generation of young women who heard — and bought into the idea — that puffing on a cigarette was sophisticated, modern, even liberating. No one suspected it would make them more than equal to men in suffering a choking, life-shortening lung disease. Continue reading article here…

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