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Stroke Risk Factors

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Posted 10/13/2014

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Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States. The majority of these "brain attacks" are preventable. The biggest key to prevention is knowing your risk factors. Dr. Pierre Fayad, director of the Stroke Center at The Nebraska Medical Center and Chairman of the National Stroke Advisory Council describes the biggest factors that can cause a stroke. For more information on stroke prevention and treatment, call 1-800-922-0000 or visit