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Is the Present
Therapy for Coronary Artery Disease the Radical Mastectomy
of the Twenty-First Century?

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  Updating a 12-Year Experience With Arrest and Reversal Therapy for Coronary Heart Disease (An Overdue Requiem for Palliative Cardiology) Updating a 12-Year Experience With Arrest and Reversal Therapy for Coronary Heart Disease (An Overdue Requiem for Palliative Cardiology) cont.

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