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9 Out of 10 Strokes Preventable

Ninety percent of strokes could be prevented, according to a new study. Writing in The Lancet, researchers from Canada's McMaster University say 10 stroke risk factors “that can be modified are responsible for nine of 10 strokes worldwide.” The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 800,000 Americans suffer from strokes each year, making it the fifth leading cause of death. There are two types of stroke, ischaemic strokes caused by blood clots and accounts for...

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