People who work for more than 55 hours a week face an increased risk of stroke and coronary heart disease. (Photo: iStock)

(Bloomberg) — The premature death of the 44-year-old founder of a prominent mobile health app startup has spurred a bout of soul searching in the Chinese tech community, where working long hours in the hope of making a quick fortune has become a way of life.

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