Suggested Reads about Stroke
Stroke Risk in Black Americans: Expert Q&A
The risk of having a stroke, and dying of one, is higher for Black Americans than for other racial and ethnic groups. Find out why – and what helps prevent strokes.
U.S. Stroke Rate Decreases, Racial Inequality Gap Remains
Though the overall rate of strokes has decreased in the United States, Black adults still experience strokes more frequently and at younger ages than white adults.
Short-term Exposure to Air Pollution Can Raise Stroke Risk
The risk of stroke increases by as much as 30% within five days of being exposed to air pollution, according to new research.
What Young People Should Know About Stroke Risks
Those with a history of adolescent high blood pressure had over twice the odds of having a stroke – even after accounting for other risk factors, such as BMI at adolescence and diabetes status throughout adulthood.
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