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Monday, May 11, 2009

Will Protecting people from second hand smoke decrease heart attacks?

Well, the early relatively small studies gave the public health rule makers some empirical justification for claiming success, further study suggest the opposite.Here is a blog posting suggesting a couple of reasons why that could be.The blog's author is Milton Friedman's son David who was trained as a physicist but writes about economics and has gained some fame for Friedman 's Law.

I'll bet we will soon be seeing papers that conclude that the attack rate of heart attacks is significantly down since the implementation of various local laws outlawing trans fat.

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