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Age Is Just a Number: Young adult stroke is one the rise. Here's what you should know.

Stephens, Stephani

Neurology Now . 9(1):19-26, February-March 2013.

The number of young adults who have strokes is on the rise. “The data are particularly relevant given the U.S. and global epidemics of obesity and diabetes,” says Aneesh B. Singhal, M.D., of Massachusetts General Hospital. In this article, read about Dana Hokin, who had a stroke at the age of 44, and learn what you can do to reduce your stroke risk—at any age.