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by Yaneer Bar-Yam
Step VII: Use E-Records for Research

For Further Reading:

1. R. Rubin, How did Vioxx debacle happen? USA Today (10/12/2004).

2. D. J. Graham, D. Campen, R. Hui, M. Spence, C. Cheetham, G. Levy, S. Shoor, W. A. Ray, Risk of acute myocardial infarction and sudden cardiac death in patients treated with cyclo-oxygenase 2 selective and non-selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: nested case-control study, Lancet 365, 475–81 (2005).

3. Framingham Heart Study (1948-present).

4. C. J. O'Donnell, K. Lindpaintner, M. G. Larson, V. S. Rao, J. M. Ordovas, E. J. Schaefer, R. H. Myers, D. Levy, Evidence for association and genetic linkage of the angiotensin-converting enzyme locus with hypertension and blood pressure in men but not women in the Framingham Heart Study, Circulation 97, 1766-1772 (1998).

5. D. Levy, A. L. DeStefano, M. G. Larson, C. J. O’Donnell, R. P. Lifton, H. Gavras, L. A. Cupples, R. H. Myers, Evidence for a gene influencing blood pressure on chromosome 17: genome scan linkage results for longitudinal blood pressure phenotypes in subjects from the Framingham Heart Study, Hypertension 36, 477 (2000).

6. N. A. Christakis, J. H. Fowler, The spread of obesity in a large social network over 32 years, New England Journal of Medicine 357, 370-379 (2007).

7. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Data & Statistics.

8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics.

9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, WONDER online databases.

10. University of Virginia School of Medicine, Clinical Data Repository (CDR).

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