More Young Adults Suffering Strokes

Stroke may be shifting from a disease of the elderly to a midlife health concern, according to a new study. The study of roughly 1.3 million American adults found the rate of first stroke among patients age 20 to 54 jumped from 12.9 percent in 1993 and 1994 to 18.6 percent in 2005, according to study author Dr. Brett Kissela of the University of Cincinnati in Ohio, and colleagues. Those findings were published online in the journal Neurology. Kissela and colleagues said the uptick in "young"...Full Story
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