Heart disease findings a ray of sunshine for women

Catie Allen enjoys the beautiful spring weather at The Pass in Byron Bay. Picture: Luke Marsden SOAKING up the sun could help women reduce the risk of heart disease, according to a study in the Journal of Internal Medicine. It found women with active sun exposure were at a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease. The study followed up mortality rates of close to 30,000 Swedish women aged 25-64, 20 years after first assessing them. It found women who avoided the sun had significantly higher mortality rates and avoiding the sun could be as bad for your health as smoking.…
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