HE WON?! Health study shows impact of shock results on election day

HE WON?! Health study shows impact of shock results on election day
Elections in USA - Florida - Nerve-wracking events, such as the 2018 US midterm elections in Florida here, have been linked to fluctuations in hospital admissions. - Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/dpa

When Donald Trump first won the US presidential election four years ago, many around the world were left shaken up for days. A medical journal is now asking whether news of that political event had any immediate health impacts.The answer is yes, there was a noticeable increase in the number of people hospitalized in southern California due to cardiovascular diseases, say researchers from Harvard University and Kaiser Permanente, a health care company in the US.The research, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) on October 12, found that such stress poses a gre...

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