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Specific jobs linked to poor heart health for women

November 11, 2019 GMT
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Bede Nriagu, M.B.B.S., M.P.H.
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Bede Nriagu, M.B.B.S., M.P.H.

A large study of postmenopausal women found that certain jobs, including several in health care, were linked to poor heart health for women.

The spectrum ranged from social workers who were 36% more likely to have poor heart health to real estate agents who were 24% least likely to have poor heart health, compared to women in other occupations.