JOSEPH G. BENTON, Ph.D., M.D.; HOWARD A. RUSK, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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It has been suggested that there has been an increased incidence of coronary artery heart disease in recent years. This disease of modern civilization has assumed prominence during a period in which heavy labor is less common and length of work hours has decreased; while other pressures have increased. Constitutional factors are important in coronary artery heart disease, but there is also evidence of variation of its incidence with environment. In addition, its relationship to physical effort is highly controversial, with, in many instances, significant medicolegal connotations.
Special interest in the general area of physical activity and coronary artery
BENTON JG, RUSK HA. THE RELATION OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND OCCUPATION TO CORONARY ARTERY HEART DISEASE*. Ann Intern Med. 1954;41:910–917. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-41-5-910
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1954;41(5):910-917.
Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease.
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