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Framingham

(frā`mĭnghăm'), town (1990 pop. 64,994), Middlesex co., E Mass., on the Sudbury River between Worcester and Boston; settled 1650, inc. 1700. Framingham's diverse industries have included textiles, carpets, and automobiles, but the city is now a high-technology and biotechnology center whose products include sound systems, computer components and software, labratory equipment, processed foods, and asphalt. Framingham State Univ., an art museum, and the Garden in the Woods are in the town, which is also a residential and commercial suburb.
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Sealed bids shall be submitted in strict conformance with the bid document and will be received at 150 Concord Street, RM #123 Framingham, MA 01702 until 10:00 A.
Laura has chosen to raise money for the Resiliency for Life Program at Framingham High School.
They independently evaluated the performance of the QRISK score for predicting 10-year risk of cardiovascular disease in an independent UK cohort of patients from general practice and compared the performance with Framingham equations.
The Framingham score is used in dialysis patients even though it has never been validated in that population, said Dr.
When you're calculating patients' Framingham risk score, if they score as intermediate risk and you ask them these two questions and they answer yes to either one, you might want to think about them as potentially high risk and perhaps target their LDL [cholesterol] lower than you would if they were intermediate risk without self-reported PAD," said Dr.
A Change of Heart chronicles the story of the Framingham Heart Study from the difficult recruitment of volunteers to the financial woes that threatened to shut it down.
The Framingham study is unique in that it studied people who ranged from less obese to simply overweight.
Framingham State University prepares students for a productive life, enhanced by learning and leadership that will contribute to the culturally diverse world of the twenty-first century.
She was a resident of Framingham for over sixty years and was employed for over thirty years at the Jordan Marsh Company in Framingham.
ATLANTA -- Asking patients two brief questions about self-reported peripheral artery disease, as a supplement to the standard Framingham cardiovascular risk assessment, results in reclassification of a substantial proportion of patients as being at high rather than intermediate risk, Dr.
The actual presence of coronary disease in these women far exceeded their estimated risk calculated by the Framingham risk formula, the major tool used in the United States to assess a person's 10-year risk of having a major coronary event.
Knowing the man had participated in the Framingham Heart Study, the coroner phoned the study's research office to ask whether the victim's medical history might suggest a heart attack risk.