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Diabetes and Lung Cancer Among Postmenopausal Women

May 22, 2012 - Diabetes Care: Diabetes Linked to Lung Cancer in Postmenopausal Women Postmenopausal women with diabetes have higher risk of lung cancer, especially if using insulin. Juhua Luo, PHD1, Rowan Chlebowski, MD, PHD2, Jean Wactawski-Wende, PHD3, Nicolas F. Schlecht, MSC, PHD4, Lesley Tinker, PHD5 and Karen L. Margolis, MD, MPH6

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Partners throughout Washington are aiming to emphasize the ability of all people in Washington to act as "Stroke Heroes" - a campaign started by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.  Being a stroke hero means recognizing the signs and symptoms of a stroke and calling 9-1-1 right away.  Find AHA/ASA's Stroke Month resources here as well as a Stroke Education Toolkit here and join partners in educating communities to recognize a stroke F.A.S.T.

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