Looking Beyond the Hospital to Reduce Acute Myocardial Infarction: Progress and Potential.

A large and growing body of evidence suggests that poverty is linked with lower life expectancy and, in particular, with higher mortality rates due to cardiovascular disease (CVD).1,2 The causes are likely multifactorial: rates of cardiovascular risk factors tend to be higher in lower-income populations, opportunities to engage in healthier lifestyle… (More)