• Cardiovascular

    Mayo Clinic Minute: Get the facts on stroke

a middle-aged African American man holding his chest and leaning against a wall, maybe a heart attack or stroke
Someone in the U.S. has a stroke every 40 seconds. The good news is that strokes can be treated and prevented, and many fewer Americans die of stroke now than even 15 years ago.stroke-dayToday, World Stroke Day, learn the warning signs, and respond quickly if you believe someone is suffering a stroke. As Vivien Williams explains in this Mayo Clinic Minute, time is brain.

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