Henry Blackburn
University of Minnesota
Publications 299
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Summary Background Several studies have shown that diabetes confers a higher relative risk of vascular mortality among women than among men, but whether this increased relative risk in women exists across age groups and within defined levels of other risk factors is uncertain. We aimed to determine whether differences in established risk factors, such as blood pressure, BMI, smoking, and cholesterol, explain the higher relative risks of vascular mortality among women than among men. Methods In o...
‘Almost everything that can be said about smoking and heart disease has been.’ With that challenge, University of California (Berkeley) epidemiologist Reuel ‘Stoney’ Stallones introduced his analysis as consultant on smoking and cardiovascular diseases (CVD) to the Advisory Committee that prepared the landmark 1964 Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health. Previously unpublished, his 1963 memorandum, ‘The association between tobacco smoking and coronary heart disease’, is reprinted here fo...