Women, African-Americans Hit Harder by Heart Disease Risk Factors

August 12, 2014 12:46 PM

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Women, African-Americans Hit Harder by Heart Disease Risk Factors

(HealthDay News) -- Chronic diseases that can increase a person's risk of heart attack or stroke appear to hit women and blacks the hardest, a new population-based study found.

Diabetes and high blood pressure in particular, contribute to an ongoing gender and race gap in heart disease risk, researchers report online on Aug. 11 in the journal Circulation.

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