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Open Peer Review Reports for: Heart Matters: a study protocol for a community based randomized trial aimed at reducing cardiovascular risk in a rural, African American community

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Original Submission
20 Jun 2018 Submitted Original manuscript
26 Jun 2018 Author responded Author comments - Giselle Corbie-Smith
Resubmission - Version 2
26 Jun 2018 Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 Jul 2018 Editorially accepted
31 Jul 2018 Article published 10.1186/s12889-018-5802-1

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