This was the title of the lecture given today at the Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre by Prof. Graham Watt.
First the bad news; Life expectancy (related to cardiovascular disease) has not improved over the past 10-20 years.
Cigarette smoking is one of the biggest risks here in
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