Stroke and Stroke Prevention 2 of 2

Stroke is the leading cause of disability and the third leading cause of death in the United States. This interview examines recent medical advances, which can reduce the disabling consequences of a stroke and even prevent someone from having a stroke in the first place. It also covers stroke prevention.

Part two of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • Stroke prevention
  • Medical risk factors
  • Behavioral risk factors
  • Smoking/stroke risk
  • Stroke in women
  • Stroke in younger adults
  • Genetic factors/research

Dr. John Cole, a stroke specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and an associate professor of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Cole is also a clinical research scientist at the Baltimore VA Medical Center.

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This page was last updated: February 26, 2014

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