CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 27, 1993 |
A new study implicates smoking in the development of Graves' disease, the thyroid disorder that afflicts George and Barbara Bush and about a million other Americans. Smoking is especially linked to bulging eyes and blurred vision that affects about one-third of those with Graves' disease, said the lead author of the Dutch study, Dr. Mark F. Prummel, a visiting scientist at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in San Francisco. Prummel conducted the study with Dr.