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2005-08-17 20:44:46

By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Numerous reports have described racial and gender differences in the treatment and outcome of heart attack patients, and now, new research indicates that not much as changed in recent years. Black women remain less likely than other groups to receive a variety of therapies for heart attack and they are more likely to die in the hospital. "We were really surprised by the findings," lead author Dr. Viola Vaccarino, from Emory...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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