Epigenetics and the embodiment of race: developmental origins of US racial disparities in cardiovascular health.

Abstract

The relative contribution of genetic and environmental influences to the US black-white disparity in cardiovascular disease (CVD) is hotly debated within the public health, anthropology, and medical communities. In this article, we review evidence for developmental and epigenetic pathways linking early life environments with CVD, and critically evaluate… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.20822

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