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Palta P, Xue Q-L, Deal JA, Fried LP, Walston JD, Carlson MC. Interleukin-6 and C-Reactive protein levels and 9-year cognitive decline in community-dwelling older women: the women’s health and aging study II. Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences. E-pub ahead of print. Doi:10.1093/Gerona/glu132.

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