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    "Stop smoking. This is the single most important factor in preventing a further heart attack."

    The article I'm reading also suggests other factors to prevent heart attacks. Why does it use "single" here?

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    Default Re: single?

    Quote Originally Posted by Eway View Post
    "Stop smoking. This is the single most important factor in preventing a further heart attack."

    The article I'm reading also suggests other factors to prevent heart attacks. Why does it use "single" here?
    I think the author is saying that, although there are other preventative measures that can be taken to reduce the risk of a heart attack, the most important one is to stop smoking.

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