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Burgard comments on study linking unemployment and heart attacks among older workers

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Study links unemployment, heart attacks" - Chicago Tribune. 11/19/2012.

Sarah Burgard says that new findings on heart attacks among the older jobless should be viewed in light of the potential reasons for unemployment, such as being fired or laid off, switching jobs, or having resigned or retired.

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