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An industrial disaster increases fatal heart attacks in the immediate aftermath, a one off study in Tours, France, has confirmed. Cardiologists say that acute stress at the time and emotional fallout thereafter from, maybe, losing a home and other stressors are likely triggers.

In 2001 an explosion at a chemical plant …

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