Risk of a blood clot remains high 12 weeks after pregnancy, longer than thought, study finds

  • by: MARILYNN MARCHIONE , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 13, 2014 - 12:01 PM

Women have a higher risk of blood clots that can cause strokes, heart attacks and other problems for 12 weeks after childbirth — twice as long as doctors have thought, new research finds.

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