Researchers Find Surprising Stroke Risks
New research shows drug use, gender, race and even weather can impact stroke risks.By Jasmine Bailey | February 12, 2014
Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States and now researchers have pinpointed a few key causes, and why it could be difficult to recover after suffering from one. First up, weather.
"Yale University researchers ... found larger daily temperature changes and higher air moisture were linked to increase in stroke hospitalization rates." (Via NECN)
And then there's gender — women are at a higher risk of suffering from stoke.