Strokes Hit Women Harder

A focus at the International Stroke Conference this week in San Diego will be the growing epidemic of women having strokes. According to the American Heart Association, an estimated 3.9 million women in the U.S. suffer a stroke each year and 87,000 die from it. New research reveals that not only do women pay a much higher price for a stroke than men -- they are often getting less aggressive care. A stroke does not treat its victims equally. Women are more likely to die from a stroke than men....Full Story
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