On average, one American dies from stroke every 4 minutes. Knowing your stroke risk factors, following your doctor's recommendations and living a healthy lifestyle are the best steps you can take to prevent a stroke.
You remember struggling to find a good hiding spot while your brother quickly counted to 40 during hide-n-seek as a child.
Make a resolution to be more heart and stroke conscious a year long and there are serious reasons why.
According to studies, 60 percent of women who have strokes will die from it, compared to 40 percent of men.
Strokes are the fourth leading cause of death in the United States and the no. 1 cause of disability.