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How Your Birth Month Affects Your Risk of Disease (Infographic)

Chart shows links between birth month and risk of diseases.
Researchers have found new links between the month of your birth and your risk of getting certain diseases. (Image credit: By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist)

A study has found a correlation between the birth month and the likelihood of being afflicted by certain diseases in 55 out of 1,688 conditions. Some of these links were previously known, but 16 had not been identified before.

Karl Tate
Karl has been Purch's infographics specialist across all editorial properties since 2010.  Before joining Purch, Karl spent 11 years at the New York headquarters of The Associated Press, creating news graphics for use around the world in newspapers and on the web.  He has a degree in graphic design from Louisiana State University.