• By Vivien Williams

Mayo Clinic Minute: What African-Americans Should Know About Stroke

August 10, 2016

African-American woman and man in hospital bed listening to doctorCardiovascular diseases such as stroke are a leading cause of death and disability in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that African-American men and women are more likely to have a stroke than any other population in the country.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams talks to neurologist Dr. Maisha Robinson about what African-American adults can do to lower their risk of stroke.

Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute

Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (:59) is in the downloads. Read the script.

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