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Living near major road greatly raises woman's risk of sudden cardiac death
Living near major road greatly raises woman (October 17, Insidermedicine) From Boston - A new report published in Circulation finds that living near major roads raises a woman's risk of cardiac death. Researchers studied data on over 100,000 women who had taken part in a long term study. Results showed that living within 50 meters of a major road raised a woman's risk of sudden cardiac death by 38%, while risk of fatal heart disease was raised by 24%. Every 100 meters closer to a major road raised risk of sudden cardiac death by 6%
 
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