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Vol. 30, No. 3, 2008
Issue release date: May 2008
Section title: Original Paper
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Neuroepidemiology 2008;30:161–166

Dietary Epidemiology of Essential Tremor: Meat Consumption and Meat Cooking Practices

Louis E.D.a-d · Keating G.A.e · Bogen K.T.e · Rios E.a · Pellegrino K.M.a · Factor-Litvak P.d
aG.H. Sergievsky Center, bDepartment of Neurology, and cTaub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging Brain, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and dDepartment of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, N.Y., eEnergy and Environmental Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC, Livermore, Calif., USA
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Dr. Elan Louis

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