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Vascular Disease Management: Study Quantifies Smoking’s Strong Link to Peripheral Artery Disease

Jul 25, 2019

A new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that cigarette smoking boosts the risk of peripheral artery disease, and this elevated risk can persist up to 30 years after smoking cessation. The study also found that the link between smoking and peripheral artery disease was even stronger than that for coronary heart disease and stroke.

Click here to see the full article on the Vascular Disease Management website. 

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