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One in three U.S. adults may have had a “mini-stroke”

One in three U.S. adults may have had a “mini-stroke” Experts urge immediate action for stroke symptoms About 35 percent of people who answered a new survey said they’ve had at least one symptom of a “mini- stroke” – also known as transient ischemic attack (TIA) or a warning stroke — according to new research from the American Stroke Association.
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Stroke Day: Leaving a Mark Via Spray Art

Stroke Day: Leaving a Mark Via Spray Art Ascension Seton and the American Heart Association hope a bold, 8’ x 8’ spray can art mural debuting on the front lawn of Ascension Seton Medical Center Austinwill foster public awareness about stroke, the fifth leading cause of death and No. 1 cause of disability in…
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Stroke: Speed is Everything

Stroke: Speed is Everything When a public figure of former Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala’s stature experiences a health event, the one good result is public awareness of signs, symptoms and the best course for care. The 74-year-old Shalala, stricken by stroke Tuesday evening following a meeting of the…
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