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Study: Sociodemographic Differences Contribute to Heart Attack Survival

Racial disparities in heart attack mortality rates may be explained by differences in sociodemographic characteristics, and not race alone, according to a new study published Nov. 2 in JAMA Network Open. The study analyzed data for about 6,400 patients who had heart attacks to compare black

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CDC: 2.2 Million Adult Hospital Stays for Heart-related Events in 2016

Heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular events were responsible for more than 2.2 million hospital stays and 415,000 deaths involving adults in 2016, according to a Vital Signs report released recently by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Without a more concerted effort to

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