• By Dana Sparks

Former British Prime Minister Dies After Suffering Stroke

April 8, 2013

The world is remembering former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, after learning she suffered a stroke and died early Monday morning. Each year an estimated 6 million people die from stroke worldwide – with women being at higher risk. David Miller, M.D., medical director of Mayo Clinic’s Comprehensive Stroke Center, talks about the condition, the myths and risks, and what you need to know about stroke.

Sound bites with Dr. Miller are available in the downloads

Expert title for broadcast cg: Dr. David Miller, Mayo Clinic Neurologist

KEY REMINDERS:

  • Call 911 – it is a medical emergency
  • Time is of the essence with a stroke
  • Healthy eating / physical exercise

 

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