• Neighborhood deprivation increases risk for HF

    One year ago - By Healio

    Participants from low-income populations who lived in the most deprived neighborhoods had an increased risk for HF, according to a study published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.
    “There is existing evidence suggesting strong, independent associations between personal socioeconomic status - like education, income level and occupation - and risks of heart failure and many other chronic diseases,” Loren Lipworth, ScD, research associate professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, said in a press release. “But what this study
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