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February 1974

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'Confusing' Heart Study

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.--Drinkers had fewer heart attacks than teetotalers in a large California study. Researchers at Kaiser Permanente, the country's largest prepaid medical care program, compared 464 persons who suffered attacks with control groups of people who had not suffered a heart attack. [The] groups were selected by computer from 250,000 medical records.

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