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Where you live may impact heart failure risk

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

People living in deprived neighborhoods have a higher risk of heart failure regardless of their socioeconomic status, according to a new study.

Past research has linked heart failure with a person’s individual socioeconomic status, a general term which includes income, education and occupation. But the new […]

January 9th, 2018|Categories: Health, Heart Disease, Heart Failure, multicultural, Research|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Where you live may impact heart failure risk

Black people in all socioeconomic groups have poorer outcomes after heart attack

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Race plays a role in life expectancy after a heart attack with black patients registering the worst outcome, while socioeconomic levels also make a difference, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.

“Race and socioeconomic status are intimately related, with black individuals […]