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Job losses linked to myocardial infarction in US cohort

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 21 November 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e7839

Unemployment has often been linked to poor mental and physical health, and the latest study reports a significant association between a disrupted employment history and risk of myocardial infarction in middle aged US adults. Risk rose steadily as the number of job losses accumulated, so …

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