Nov. 28, 2022 – About one in three adults who survived a heart attack at a relatively young age say they have experienced discrimination, and the findings of a new study also showed that the experience was tied to worse recovery in the months afterward. 

The discrimination or unfair treatment in everyday life was based on their race, gender, low family income, or other reasons.

People who experienced discrimination were more likely to have chest pain (angina) and report worse quality of life both 1 month and 1 year after they were hospitalized for a heart attack. 

Andrew J. Arakaki, a PhD candidate…


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