WEDNESDAY, Sept. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The Great Recession of 2007-2009 may have hit black American teens in poor rural communities particularly hard, a new study suggests.

What the researchers discovered was that these young people now appear to be at increased risk for heart disease and diabetes.

The recession was the largest in the United States since the Great Depression in the 1930s, the study authors noted. And many in rural black communities in the Southeast have yet to…

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