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Breaking the mold: CARDIA changes cardiovascular disease research

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

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Until the 1980s, all that was known about the leading cause of death among Americans — cardiovascular disease — had been learned by studying middle-aged white men. But a study begun in 1985 with participants ranging in age from 18 to 30 broke that mold.  The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study, […]

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CARDIA: Study guardian preserves his own health

Monday, January 24, 2011

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Nearly everyone involved in Kaiser Permanente’s CARDIA study has at some point heard from Steve Sidney, MD, the study’s principal investigator for the past 20 years and day-to-day project director for the five years before that. “They know who I am because they’ve gotten 50 million letters from me over the course of time,” he […]

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