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January 1, 1928

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Heart disease is first recorded in 1928 in Britain.

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 In Britain, the Scottish doctor Walter Yellowlees hunted down every last case of heart disease he could find and came to the conclusion that in prewar Britain the condition was “a very rare disease.” The first case of an infarction in the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary was recorded in 1928

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