Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 17th, 2003
In both countries, there are geographic variations in stroke death that are not explained by adult lifestyle, say authors David J.P. Barker, FRS, of the Medical Research Council Environmental Epidemiology Unit of the University of Southampton, England, and Daniel T. Lackland, DrPH, professor of Epidemiology of the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, USA.
There are well-recognized "stroke belts" in the United States, England, and Wales. In the United...
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