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Risk factors for stroke

Published: Oct. 21, 2021 at 3:23 PM EDT
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -

On average, every 40 seconds someone in the United States has a stroke. Although a stroke can happen to anyone at any time, the risk of having a stroke varies by race and ethnicity. The risk of having a first stroke is nearly twice as high for black Americans as for white Americans.

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