Study shows link between weather and stroke deaths

By WEEK Producer

February 12, 2014 Updated Feb 12, 2014 at 8:37 PM CDT

A new study reveals the weather could affect your risk of having a stroke.

Yale University researchers looked at what the temperature and the dew point were on the days stroke patients were admitted to the hospital.

They found larger temperature changes and higher air moisture were linked to an increase in stroke patients.

They also discovered when the temperature was lower than average, there were higher patient deaths from a stroke.

These findings were presented at a recent conference.

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