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January 9, 2002

Cost-effectiveness of Homocysteine-Lowering Therapy to Prevent Coronary Heart Disease

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Stephen J.LurieMD, PhD, Senior EditorIndividualAuthor

JAMA. 2002;287(2):190-192. doi:10.1001/jama.287.2.186

To the Editor: Dr Tice and colleagues1 concluded that grain fortification with folic acid and cyanocobalmin would be cost-effective, and even cost-saving, in reducing the risk of primary and secondary heart disease in the US population. However, 2 statements by the authors raise serious issues regarding the appropriate policy application of their findings.

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