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Study pairs fast-food restaurants and likelihood of strokes

SAN DIEGO Living near a lot of fast-food restaurants might contribute to your chances of having a stroke, according to data presented at a conference of the American Stroke Association.

MedPage Today, which covers medical news for physicians, reported on a study of the 1,247 ischemic strokes that took place in Nueces County in Texas from January 2000 through June 2003. The researchers found a statistically significant association between the number of fast-food

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