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Update in Preventive Medicine

Laurence H. Beck, MD; and Seema Pania Kumar, MD
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From Cleveland Clinic Florida, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; and Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

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Current Author Addresses: Dr. Beck: Department of Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Florida, 2900 West Cypress Creek Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309.

Dr. Kumar: Department of Medicine, 6 PHC, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3800 Reservoir Road, Washington, DC 20007.

Ann Intern Med. 1999;131(9):681-687. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-131-9-199911020-00009
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Many of the studies published in 1998 that dealt with prevention are concentrated in three areas: cardiovascular disease, breast and other cancers, and osteoporosis. The studies looking at other topics tended to be small in scale or unconvincing, or they failed to yield findings of broad interest to practicing internists.

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