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Heart attack care often delayed for the poor

Washington Post, September 23, 2008
Poorer Americans, including those on Medicaid, may be at greater risk for missing a time-sensitive window for care following a heart attack, according to a new study. In an analysis of more than 6,700 medical records, households with lower incomes were more likely to report delays in reaching their hospital for critical care.