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Commentary: Being stroke smart during Stroke Awareness Month

Last Updated May 2013


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By the time you finish reading this article, someone will have died from a stroke. Every year, more than 790,000 Americans are affected by stroke, which is three times more frequent than the incidence of breast cancer. Stroke can affect anyone at any time; older adults, middle-age adults, children and even newborns are all susceptible, and 50,000 more women than men suffer strokes each year.

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