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Smoking Women Married To Smoking Men Have Higher Stroke Risk

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Smoking and Risk of Stroke

In a study of women smokers, those whose spouses also smoked had a higher risk of stroke than those married to nonsmokers, according to a study in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.

"There is evidence suggesting that your exposure to secondhand smoke can increase your chances of getting heart disease.