Monday, April 26, 2010

AHA Stroke Study

Contributed by Eric Tofte, Director of Training, Evergreen Safety Council
According to the American Heart Association more young people are having strokes while older people are having fewer, according to data from Ohio and Kentucky presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2010.

The study highlights are:
  • Stroke, often considered a disease of old age, is declining in the elderly and increasing at younger ages.
  • The percentage of strokes occurring in people under age 45 has grown significantly since the 1990s.

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