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Stroke Before 50 Not Good for Long Term Health

Adults 50 years of age and younger who experienced a stroke had a significantly higher risk of death in the following 20 years compared with the general population, according to a study in the March 20 issue of JAMA.‰ÛÏStroke is one of the leading causes of mortality, with an annual...

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14% of Strokes Hapen When You’re Asleep

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati as reported in Health Day News have found that 14% of strokes happen when individuals are asleep resulting in about 58,000 emergency room visits annually. According to the researchers, some of these patients would have been eligible for the clot-busting drug tPA if physicians...

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