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It was also was evident that the current marked increased incidence of coronary disease had occurred mainly in men without any significant change in their diet, increased prevalence of diabetes, hypertension or other risk factors. CVD mortality is now falling in most European countries, including Central and Eastern European countries which saw large increases until the beginning of the 21st century. We no longer have to listen to the radio, watch TV, go to the movies, or pick up books at our local bookstore.

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Publisher: Little Brown & Co; 3 Sub edition (December 1987)

ISBN: 0316087750

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