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Are depressive symptoms a risk factor for mortality in elderly Japanese American men?: the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study.
The results of a multi-year study are presented in this 2002 article, which concluded that depression is a risk factor for mortality in elderly, otherwise healthy, people. Last Visited: 05/2010

Arthritis as a risk factor for incident coronary heart disease in elderly Japanese-American males - the Honolulu Heart Program
This 2009 article examined the possibile correlation between arthritis and heart disease and did not find a significant relationship. Last Visited: 05/2010

Japanese American Health Bibliographies
Suggested reading on a variety of health related topics. Last Visited: 05/2010
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