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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 589807, 4 pages
Aspirin Use in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients with Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Rheumatology Department, Geisinger Medical Center, 100 North Academy Avenue, Danville, PA 17821, USA
Received 19 August 2013; Accepted 8 September 2013
Academic Editors: H. Bodur and S. Verstappen
Copyright © 2013 Jonida K. Cote and Androniki Bili. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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