Be Proactive About Stroke Prevention

The main risk factors are modifiable.

Each year, about 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of these individuals, 140,000 die, and many survivors are left with long-term complications and disabilities. “A stroke happens because blood flow in the brain is interrupted by a blood clot or a ruptured blood vessel,” explains Carolyn Brockington, […]

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