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Marijuana Use Increases Stroke Risk
2013-02-07 06:12:34

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New Zealand researchers have presented evidence that smoking marijuana may be increasing your chances of having a stroke. They reported at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2013 that ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) patients were 2.3 times more likely to have smoked pot. “This is the first case-controlled study to show a possible link to the increased risk of stroke from...

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