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Blood clot risk remains higher than normal for at least 12 weeks after women deliver babies

SAN DIEGO — Women’s blood clot risk remains elevated for at least 12 weeks after delivering a baby — twice as long as previously recognized, according to a large study presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2014. […]

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Moderate exercise cuts women’s stroke risk

SAN DIEGO — Women don’t need to run marathons or do intense aerobics to reduce their stroke risk. Moderate-intensity exercise — such as brisk walking or playing tennis