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Nurses Health Study

  • By: Barry Pakes
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The Nurses Health Study (NHS) and its successor, the NHS II, are two of the largest prospective (for-ward-looking) studies ever conducted. The primary purpose of the studies is to investigate the risk factors for major chronic diseases among women. The original ...

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