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Financial woes could lead to health risks

November 10, 2017 04:54 AM

People facing significant money troubles may face serious health risks.

A new study from South Africa found people with a lot of financial stress had a 13 times higher risk of having a heart attack than the general population. Most of these patients were unemployed and had trouble meeting basic needs.

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Depression and severe work stress also increased the risk of cardiac arrest.

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