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  • For Better Clinical Research, Collaborate With Statisticians   Volunteering at a VA hospital was the first step in biostatistician Frank Harrell's illustrious career in cardiovascular research.
  • Measuring BP Is Simple, Right? Not so Fast   Making sure blood pressure is measured appropriately, both in the office and at home, is the first step in ensuring optimal care of the hypertensive patient.
  • Epidemiology: Separating the Wheat From the Chaff If the latest headline linking X or Y food with cancer or heart disease induces eye-rolling, read epidemiologist Christopher Labos' tips on how to weigh the strength of the evidence.
  • Sulfonylureas: Just Stop   Sulfonylureas are commonly prescribed despite their known risks.