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CDC: “National Center for Health Statistics: Body Measurements.”
PLOS Medicine: “Ovarian Cancer and Body Size: Individual Participant Meta-Analysis Including 25,157 Women with Ovarian Cancer from 47 Epidemiological Studies.”
American Association for Cancer Research: “Height and Prostate Cancer Risk: A Large Nested Case-Control Study (ProtecT) and Meta-analysis.”
American Diabetes Association: “Is Femur Length the Key Height Component in Risk Prediction of Type 2 Diabetes Among Adults?”
European Heart Journal: “Short stature is associated with coronary heart disease: a systematic review of the literature and a meta-analysis.”
National Stroke Association: “What Is Stroke?”
Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases: “Adult Height and Body Mass Index in Relation to Risk of Total Stroke and its Subtypes: The Circulatory Risk in Communities Study.”
American Society of Hematology: “Blood Clots.”
American Heart Association: “Can height increase risk for blood clots in veins?”
Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: “Height and Alzheimer's disease: findings from a case-control study.”
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