Mississippi records 50% more deaths from heart failure than any other state

Mississippi records 50% more deaths from heart failure than any other state

Mississippi has by far the highest rate of heart failure in the United States, with annual death rates seven times those of other states. Researchers from the Cleveland Clinic and Emory University found that Mississippi averaged 7.98 heart failure deaths per 100,000 members of the population between 1999 and 2019, by far the worst rate …

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