A World Health Organization (WHO) study found that people who work 55 or more hours per week face a greater risk of dying from strokes or heart disease.

In a Monday statement, the WHO shared a study that found that working 55 hours or more per week is linked with an estimated 35 percent higher risk of a stroke and a 17 percent higher risk of dying from ischemic heart disease.

In 2016, 745,000 people died from stroke and ischemic heart disease around the world, according to the WHO, a 29 percent increase from the 2000.

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