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The Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine

Holocaust Survivors More Likely to Die of Heart Disease, Cancer Than the Individuals Who Did Not Live Under Nazi Occupation

Dr. Hagit Hochner and Dr. Iaroslav Youssim from the School of Public Health found that Holocaust survivors suffer higher death rates from heart disease and cancer compared to the rates in the corresponding population group exposed to different life circumstances.
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