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Those born in 'Stroke Belt' have higher rates of cardiovascular illnesses, dementia

09:53 EDT 8 Aug 2017 | Cardiovascular Business

In the U.S., the state where a person is born has long lasting consequences for his or her risk of dementia in later life, according to a new study—the first to examine the connection between birthplace and dementia risk during old age, according to its authors.

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