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November 20, 2012

Unemployment may be hard on your heart

By LINDSEY TANNER
AP Medical Writer

CHICAGO — Unemployment hurts more than your wallet — it may damage your heart. That's according to a study linking joblessness with heart attacks in older workers.

The increased odds weren't huge, although multiple job losses posed as big a threat as smoking, high blood pressure and other conditions that are bad for the heart.


 
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