There's an economic explanation for why so many more Southerners die of heart disease
|01/03/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Southerners struggle with heart disease at a much higher rate than the rest of the US, and according to new research it may have a lot to do with their wealth.
Since the 1950s, the American South has experienced a disproportionate influx of wealth, and a new study from Richard H. Steckel and Garrett Senney at the Ohio State University links that increase to the higher rates of heart-disease deaths.
Their findings are based off the idea that health conditions are transferred intergenerationally in utero via the placenta. This transference via pregnancy actually reverberates over successive generations.
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Source : BusinessInsider.Com