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5 ways to prevent a second stroke

Of the estimated 795,000 Americans who will suffer a stroke this year, at least one in four will have another stroke at some point in their lives. That is especially troublesome because the brain might not be as resilient with each subsequent stroke. The impact on people’s lives can be dramatic. They may not be able to drive anymore. They might have to quit work. Their loved ones might have to give up activities they enjoy in order to take care of them. Read more