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Response to Bhaskaran et al's “Effects of air pollution on the incidence of myocardial infarction”
  1. P M Joseph
  1. School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  1. Correspondence to Professor Peter M Joseph, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA; joseph{at}rad.upenn.edu

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To the Editor: I am writing to comment on the excellent article by Bhaskaran et al in Heart,1 and especially on the editorial by David Newby2 who commented on this paper. In my opinion, Dr Newby has missed the most important conclusion of Bhaskaran et al's paper.

Dr Newby's editorial was focused mainly on the cardiac effects of fine particulate pollution and included a graph …

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