Kanawha County's anti-smoking claim is FUBAR

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Kanawha County's anti-smoking claim is FUBAR

Post by SamCogar on Mon Jul 18, 2011 5:44 am

Of course I told you that back when this KCHB Study was published in the Gazette.

"What I would have to conclude from this data is that the smoking ban would seem to have no effect in the rate of heart attack admissions in the county."

Siegel instead attributes the steady decline to improvements in preventive care, medication and technology to treat heart disease.

"If you look almost anywhere in the United States during this time period, heart disease is declining," Siegel said. "If they would have found anything other than a decline, I would have been shocked, because ..

"What I would have to conclude from this data is that the smoking ban would seem to have no effect in the rate of heart attack admissions in the county."

Siegel instead attributes the steady decline to improvements in preventive care, medication and technology to treat heart disease.

"If you look almost anywhere in the United States during this time period, heart disease is declining," Siegel said. "If they would have found anything other than a decline, I would have been shocked, because the general trend everywhere."

http://www.wvgazette.com/News/201107171559

I forget, but when I posted that story did Aaron also tell me that those hard working, highly educated Professionals at the KC Health Board disagree with me?

lol!

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