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A study found that women who walked for two or more hours a week had a lower risk of stroke - Reuters (article link)

- "More active people generally demonstrate a 25 - 30% lower risk of stroke,"
- Women who walked at a pace of 3 miles per hour or faster had a 37% lower risk of suffering any type of stroke compared to those who walked at a slower pace.

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE63K56C20100421

Can walking help guard against stroke?
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Walking may be an important weapon for women in the fight against stroke, a new study hints.