Cardiovascular disease: Time to identify emerging environmental risk factors

@article{Bandara2017CardiovascularDT,
  title={Cardiovascular disease: Time to identify emerging environmental risk factors},
  author={Priyanka Bandara and Steven Weller},
  journal={European Journal of Preventive Cardiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={24},
  pages={1819 - 1823}
}
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