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Hurling Alone? How social capital failed to save the Irish from cardiovascular disease in the United States
(American Public Health Association, 2004-03-18)
Objectives: We performed a historical review of cardiovascular risk profiles of Irish immigrants to the United States, 1850-1970, in regard to lifestyle, socioeconomic circumstances, and social capital. Methods: We ...
Effect of social variation on the Irish diet.
(Cambridge University Press, 2002)
Both jurisdictions of Ireland have high rates of chronic degenerative diseases, particularly of the cardiovascular system, and Irish migrants have worse health profiles, often lasting at least two generations. The influence ...