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Why do more than 50% of the heart attack and strokes occur in people without any of the generally accepted cardiovascular risk factors? Why do people with low cholesterol still suffer heart attacks and stroke? Why do about half of the surgical heart procedures fail? (In other words, why do the plaques grow back with a vengeance?) Why has the cardiovascular mortality rate declined since the 1950s, and decreased by almost half during the 1970s, after Linus Pauling's Vitamin C book become a best seller From-the-Editor Columns Published in the American Journal of Cardiology, 1982-2015? Randomly selected controls of the same ages and sex were drawn from the Central Bureau of Statistics. The consumption was significantly higher in infarction patients. A daily intake of 30 mug may be the critical level. Student's t test for trend showed increasing probability of myocardial infarction with increasing intake of vitamin D, and more infarction patients than controls had a history of kidney stone Manual of Clinical Problems in Cardiology: With Annotated Key References.

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