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Double Threat: Deadly Lung Disease Also Linked to Heart Attacks


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Posted 22 December 2008 - 10:56 AM

Double Threat: Deadly Lung Disease Also Linked to Heart Attacks. Patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) are three times as likely to experience severe coronary events—including heart attacks—than people without the disease. (Newswise) American Thoracic Society. 12/03/08. (Also see: Pulmonary Fibrosis)