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Panel recommends listing depression as a risk for heart disease

A panel of experts is recommending that depression be added to obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and smoking as a cardiac risk factor. A 12-person panel of experts made the recommendation to the American Heart Association (AHA). The group sifted through hundreds of studies looking at the link between depression and heart problems. Most of the studies found that depression made people more likely to have a heart attack or die from heart disease.
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