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Are You at Risk for a Stroke?

Northwestern Medicine
Neurosciences May 08, 2014

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is the No. 4 cause of death and leading cause of disability in the U.S. It's also largely preventable and treatable if you know the symptoms and risk factors. In honor of May being National Stroke Month, Northwestern Medicine neurologist Yvonne Curran, MD discusses some of these risk factors to help beat this major health concern.

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