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Your pay, postcode and parents affect your heart disease risk

By John Glover, Director of Public Health Information Development Unit (PHIDU), Torrens University Australia
Sarah McDonald, Research Fellow, Deputy Director Public Health Information Development Unit, Torrens University Australia
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As part of a series on cycles of disadvantage, supported by a philanthropic grant from the Paul Ramsay Foundation, we’re publishing three articles on the social determinants of health. They look at how factors like income, where you live and your background affect your risk for cancer, dementia and heart disease.

Most of us know our risk of heart disease increases as we age, and it’s more common in men. But are you aware the risk of heart disease, and of death from heart disease,…The Conversation

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