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Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Caption: Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller, Ph.D., discusses her new research into how high levels of triglycerides (blood fats) are the strongest risk factor for the most common type of stroke in older women. Dr. Wassertheil-Smoller is head of the division of epidemiology, professor of epidemiology & population health, and the Dorothy and William Manealoff Foundation and Molly Rosen Chair in Social Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
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