Wide Waists Trim Lifespan for Women of Color

September 15, 2011   // 0 Comments

Newswise — Ever since the mid-1970s when Harvard initiated what is now known as “The Nurses Study” we’ve been told that white women with waists over 40 inches, raised their risk of early death by 40% vs. their slimmer sisters who maintained waists in the 26 to 27 inch measure. However, significant new data just published in the New England Journal of Medicine (Sept. 8) lead by Dr. Julie Palmer, sh...

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