...the authors used guesses, estimates and projections which we all know are not acceptable, correct? Well, they used projections in the JUPITER study forecasting the 5 year NNT, even though the study stopped at 1.9 years, and you didn't knock them for their estimates and projections.
Air pollution isn't good for anyone's lungs or arteries. Back in the smog decades of the 50's and 60's smog damaged crops. If it can damage plant matter, imagine what it can do to human tissue.View Thread
The death rate from heart disease roller coaster experienced its steepest decline in the mid 70's. Back when total cholesterol of 240 was perfectly normal, and LDL had yet to be popularized as "bad" cholesterol.View Thread
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