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Miyatake, N. , Hirao, T. , Sakano, N. , Tanaka, N. and Kinoshita, H. (2013) Lower air temperature is associated with higher ambulance transports in Sakata area, Yamagata prefecture, Japan. Open Journal of Epidemiology
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