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Untangling Results of Women's Health Study

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Untangling Results of Women's Health Study

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Untangling Results of Women's Health Study

Untangling Results of Women's Health Study

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Fifteen years and 160,000 women later, the Women's Health Initiative completes its research and assesses results. Guests review the most definitive study yet on older women's health.

Guests:

Joanne Silberner, NPR's health policy correspondent

Barbara Howard, epidemiologist; chair of the Publications committee for the Women's Health Initiative

Meir Stampfer, professor of nutrition and epidemiology, chair, Department of Epidemiology of the Harvard School of Public Health