Trans People May Have Higher Heart Attack Risk

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A survey by the CDC found that people who identified as transgender were much more likely than cis people to report having had heart attacks, even after taking into account risk factors such as age and blood pressure. This article highlights key findings and emphasizes the need for more studies of trans people’s heart health.