The Framingham Heart Study, a massive longitudinal observational study, has helped identify most of the risk factors for heart disease that we commonly accept today. This paper provides a historical overview of the study and the many valuable insights that it provided.

Rachel Hajar. Framingham Contribution to Cardiovascular Disease. Heart Views. 2016 Apr-Jun; 17(2): 78–81. Available in html format.

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