Posts Tagged ‘socioeconomic status’

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May 1st, 2015

The Baltimore Protests: A Call for Physicians to Become Mentors

Paul Chan discusses how the Baltimore riots should call physicians to action.


October 20th, 2014

Are Women Who Live Near Roadways at Greater Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death?

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Jaime E. Hart discusses her study of the relation between residential proximity to roadways and sudden cardiac death in women.


October 13th, 2014

Heart Failure Readmissions: Neighborhood Factors Matter, Too

For two decades, investigators have been studying the association between neighborhood characteristics and cardiovascular disease. A landmark study from 2001 showed that living in a socioeconomically disadvantaged neighborhood was associated with higher incidence of coronary artery disease. Several studies have also shown an association between neighborhood characteristics, most notably the socioeconomic status (SES) and outcomes […]