CVGPS: Plotting the Best Route to Health for Each, Every Person

August 12, 2014 9:57 PM

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CVGPS: Plotting the Best Route to Health for Each, Every Person

Back in 1948, in the early days of cardiovascular research, a fascinating new project began featuring 5,209 residents of Framingham, Massachusetts.

These men and women -- as young as 30, as old as 62 -- had never had a heart attack or stroke, and none had overt symptoms of cardiovascular disease. In other words, they formed a nice-sized pool of healthy people from both sexes across a variety of ages. They all underwent physical exams and interv...

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