09/19/2012 11:27 am ET

Rural Residents More Likely To Get Alzheimer's - A New Study Sees Double The Risk For Lifelong Country Dwellers

Another medical study is out knocking the rural life. After one last week said rural residents were more likely to be obese, we get one from the UK saying they're twice as likely to get Alzheimer's, too, report the Daily Mail and the Telegraph. Edinburgh University researchers came to the conclusion after looking at dozens of papers with medical data on more than 12,000 people around the world, including the US.

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