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Stroke on the rise in young adults: Are you at risk?

June 1, 2016

Stroke on the rise in young adults: Are you at risk?

By uclahealth uclahealth

Most people think strokes only affect older adults, but that is not the reality. About one in 10 strokes occurs in people 18 to 50 years old, according to the American Heart Association. Research in recent years has indicated an increased prevalence of stroke among younger individuals. While older Americans still make up the majority […]

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