Study links sunlight exposure to stroke risk

02/6/2012 | HealthDay News

U.S. researchers who analyzed data on roughly 16,500 people with no history of stroke or heart disease found that people in the bottom half of the sun exposure range were 1.6 times more likely to experience a stroke than those exposed to higher sunlight levels. The study, presented at the American Stroke Association meeting, also found that people living in places with colder climates were more prone to experience a stroke.

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