Scales creeping up? So's your risk of stroke

August 1997
Environmental Nutrition;Aug97, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p3
Reports that the Nurses' Health Study organization has uncovered the strongest evidence to link weight gain in women and the risk of stroke. Result of following 117,000 nurses in the United States from 1976 to 1992; Risk faced by smokers; Differences between ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.


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