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Arch Intern Med. 2009;169(8):732. doi:10.1001/archinte.169.8.732.
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Editor: Rita F. Redberg, MD, MSc UCSF School of Medicine 505 Parnassus Ave, Ste M-1180 San Francisco, CA 94143-0124 Phone: (415) 476-3545 Fax: (415) 502-7949 E-mail: archinternmed@jama-archives.org

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Associate Editor: Mitchell H. Katz, MD, San Francisco, California

Statistical Editors: David V. Glidden, PhD, San Francisco, California John M. Neuhaus, PhD, San Francisco, California

Assistant Editor: Kathleen M. McKibbin, MD, Winnetka, Illinois

Editorial Assistant: Kyleigh Nevis, San Francisco, California


CME: Jeffrey Tabas, MD, San Francisco, California Web: Robert A. Phillips, MD, PhD, Worcester, Massachusetts


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