Heart Attacks Trending Down, but Low-Income Communities Still Lagging Behind (image) Yale University Share Print E-Mail Caption The rate of decline for heart attacks is similar regardless of economic status. But lower income communities with historically higher rates of heart attack hospitalizations still have not caught up. Credit Yale University Usage Restrictions Please credit Yale University Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.