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Study shows fewer American Indians getting heart disease

19:00 EST 6 Nov 2019 | AAAS

(Washington State University) A first-of-its-kind study led by researchers at Washington State University shows that new cases of heart disease among American Indians in three US regions have gone down. Findings from the study -- which looked for changes across a span of 25 years -- also suggest that fewer Native men are dying from heart-disease-related events, such as heart attacks and strokes.

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