Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Workplace exposure to pesticides and metals linked to heightened heart disease risk

Public Release: 11-Dec-2018

Workplace exposure to metals and pesticides is linked to a heightened risk of heart disease in Hispanic and Latino workers, reveals research published online in the journal Heart.

Language barriers and low levels of education, coupled with fears about job security and immigration status, may make this rapidly growing ethnic group especially vulnerable, say the researchers.


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