Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (R01ES024731S1, R01ES024731)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (HHSN268201600003C, HHSN268201600002C, HHSN268201600018C, HHSN268201600001C, HHSN268201600004C)
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Received: 21 November 2018
Accepted: 22 February 2019
First Online: 12 March 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All participants provided written informed consent upon enrollment into the WHI. The WHI was approved by institutional review boards (IRB) at each clinical center. Additionally IRB approval for the present study was obtained from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The involvement of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) laboratory in the analysis of samples did not constitute engagement in human subjects research.
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