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Easy screen for CVD risk in mentally ill

Patients with psychiatric disorders are especially likely to develop cardiovascular disease (CVD), which seems to be the main reason underlying their shorter life expectancy of between 15 and 20 years.

How work influences health

Men still have poorer health outcomes than women. Ian Peate discusses how employment status can have a lasting negative impact.

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