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

New research conducted by theĀ  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 […]

CDC Reports Lower Statistics of Stroke Leading to Death

The National Center for Health Statistics, a subsidiary of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States, has released a report that details the cause of death statistics for the year 2008. One important fact that came out in the report is that stroke has gone down to the fourth leading cause […]

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