Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 6th, 2000
Women age 35 and older who live in Mississippi, New York, and West Virginia are more likely to die of heart disease than anywhere else in the United States, while those in Minnesota, Alaska, and Montana are at lowest risk.
The 200-page atlas produced by West Virginia University and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is aimed at helping health professionals target women at risk. Overall, the study found that the U.S. heart disease death rate between...
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