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2012-11-05 15:09:49

A study estimating the death rate from heart and circulatory disease in each electoral ward in England has found that despite considerable improvements since the 1980s, the difference between the wealthiest and poorest communities has widened for people over 65. Mortality from heart and circulatory disease — the leading cause of death in the UK — declined in most places between 1982 and 2006, but for men and women aged 65 or older, the decline was smaller in the most deprived...