Unemployment May Be Just as Bad for Heart as Smoking

Study finds the more job losses, the more your risk of heart attack

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 22, 2012 2:58 PM CST

(Newser) – Depressing news from a new study: Losing a job repeatedly could be just as bad for your heart as smoking, high blood pressure, or diabetes, Time reports. The study looked at more than 13,000 adults aged 50 to 75 and followed them for 18...   Read full story »


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