Is Stroke More Dangerous than Breast Cancer?

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Heather M. Graham on May 12, 2008 at 2:13PM

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Is Stroke More Dangerous than Breast Cancer?

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May Is Stroke Awareness Month

Every year, twice as many women die from stroke as from breast cancer, and it can happen to anyone, at any age.

Conditions like high blood pressure, obesity, high cholesterol and smoking can put you into an even higher risk group. The good news is that making lifestyle changes such as increasing your activity level, quitting smoking, and making better meal choices can lower your risk.

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