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It is usually the cigarettes that do it
  1. M Justin S Zaman
  1. Correspondence to Dr M Justin S Zaman, Department of Cardiology, James Paget University Hospital, Lowestoft Road, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk NR31 6LA, UK; justin.zaman{at}

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To the Editor It should be remembered that in the INTERHEART study, nine risk factors accounted for 90% of the population attributable risk of a myocardial infarction in men and 94% in women—these did not include family history. …

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