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Heart Health Might Be a Matter of Geography

August 9, 2017

From the everyday Health website

The county you call home may have a lot to do with your chances of dying from heart disease or stroke, a new U.S. study reveals.

Although deaths from cardiovascular disease have been dropping overall for the past 35 years in the United States, there are still pockets across the country where these death rates are unusually high, the researchers said. Poverty and lack of access to quality care may doom many Americans to early deaths, the study authors suggested.

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