Mortality study suggests need to reach young stroke survivors

03/19/2013 | HealthDay News

A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found an increased risk of dying over the next 20 years among adults who survived a stroke before age 50. Dr. Feliks Koyfman of the Neurovascular Laboratory at Winthrop-University Hospital commented that healthier eating and exercise habits; medication; and abstaining from alcohol and smoking can help young stroke survivors reduce their future risks.

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