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Death Risks Higher For Heart Attack Survivors Living Near Major Roadways

Heart attack survivors who live about 100 meters (328 feet) or less from a major U.S. roadway face increased risk of death from all causes, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation. In the Determinants of MI Onset Study of 3,547 heart attack survivors (average age 62), researchers found: Those living less than 100 meters (328 feet) from the roadway have a 27 percent increased risks of dying over 10 years than those living at least 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) away.
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