Kids’ CV risks have middle-age consequences; what religious vaccination exemptions may hide

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Closing the missing link between childhood risk factors and adult cardiovascular outcomes

By Bruce Jancin

Prescient childhood cohort studies launched in the 1970s are paying off.

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