African-Americans Less Likely to Call Emergency Services During Signs of Stroke

New research conducted by the  Washington Hospital Center Stroke Center shows that while 89 percent of African-Americans claimed they would call 9-1-1 if confronted with stroke symptoms, less than 12 percent of actual stroke victims actually did. 253 people were surveyed with a list of hypothetical symptoms and asked if they would call 9-1-1 when […]

Memory Tests May Help Reveal Risk of Stroke

Declining mental abilities or memory problems could represent a stroke risk, according to a new study authored by University of Alabama’s Abraham Letter.  The study reveals that by implementing a few simple tests to stroke evaluations, better readings are possible for how high the stroke risk factor is for individuals. The study was conducted by […]

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