Connect with us

Health

Neighborhood quality may affect a person’s longevity after heart attack – News-Medical.Net

Black patients from disadvantaged neighborhoods were significantly more likely to die within five years of surviving a heart attack compared with Black heart attack…

Published

on

Article feature image

Black patients from disadvantaged neighborhoods were significantly more likely to die within five years of surviving a heart attack compared with Black heart attack patients from wealthier neighborhoods and white patients of any socioeconomic means who survive a heart attack, according to a study being presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 70th Annual Scientific Session.
The researchers analyzed data from nearly 32,000 patients with health insurance treated for a heart attack within…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

You might also like ...

Article feature image
Long-range airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 – News-Medical.Net
Article feature image
Jess Phillips: Ditch HPV stigma to avoid the shame I felt – BBC News