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Researchers explore how COVID-19 affects heart health in Black women

Nearly six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, two things have become clear: The virus profoundly impacts people with heart disease and disproportionately impacts Black people. But the many manifestations of these disparities remains unclear, particularly for one group regularly left out of medical research… In a collaborative investigation with the Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Dr. Michelle Albert, a cardiologist and professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, is leading a study to look at a cohort of women enrolled in the Black Women`s Health Study to determine the myriad ways in which COVID-19 is impacting them.