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Study suggests joblessness lifts heart risks

CHICAGO — Unemployment hurts more than your wallet. According to a study linking joblessness with heart attacks in older workers, it may damage your heart.

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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