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Young African-Americans Run Higher Risk Of Stroke

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February 11, 1998
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University Of Maryland, Baltimore
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Black men under 45 are three to five times more likely to have a stroke than white men in the same age group, a University of Maryland neurology research team reported recently. And the risk of stroke in black women under 45 is four times higher than in white women of comparable age.

Two studies by University of Maryland neurologists-one completed and one just beginning-address the higher risk of stroke that young African-Americans face.


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