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4 months ago / by Lindsey Galloway

A new wave of heart researchers are studying the challenges South Asians face.

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Heart attacks remain deadlier in women because they are often missed or misdiagnosed, and South Asians in America face some of the highest rates of hospitalization for coronary artery disease. In California, where data is more prevalent and available, that rate is four times higher than any other ethnic population. Thankfully, major progress is being made to better understand these risks, and more funding has gone to raising awareness than ever before.

In the February issue of SEEMA, read about a new wave of doctors and researchers who are studying the unique heart challenges South Asians face.

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