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Brigham team devises model to better gauge heart risk

Finds other factors can help predict disease in women

By Stephen Smith
Globe Staff / February 14, 2007

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It is a fact that has long frustrated doctors and their patients: Up to 20 percent of women who suffer heart attacks and other coronary problems had no obvious risk factors -- no high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol. Other women who are told they're destined to experience heart problems never do. (Full article: 724 words)

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