• By Vivien Williams

Mayo Clinic Minute: Women and stroke

May 8, 2017

african-american female doctor nurse sharing information with an elderly woman in a hospital room during an appointment (original) diversityStroke is a medical emergency. The faster you get treatment, the better your chances are of recovering. Mayo Clinic experts say women who have stroke symptoms should not delay seeking treatment. They say some women don't realize the symptoms could be life-threatening, and don't get the care they need in time.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams discusses what women need to know about stroke with Dr. Maisha Robinson, a Mayo Clinic neurologist.

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