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Heart health disparities take toll on African-Americans

African-Americans have worse cardiovascular health and more deaths from heart disease than other groups, at least partly from less effective disease prevention and management efforts, according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA). “While African Americans are more likely to experience many cardiovascular diseases, in particular strokes and heart failure, they are […]