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Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed

Strokes characterized by bleeding inside the lining of the brain are more common among smokers, especially women, researchers report. These serious strokes—called subarachnoid hemorrhages—are eight times more common among women who smoke more than a pack a day compared to … Continue reading

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Secondhand smoke increases stroke risk by 30 percent for nonsmokers

Nearly 800,000 people in the U.S. suffer a stroke each year. Stroke is responsible for one out of every 19 deaths in the U.S. and it is a leading cause of disability. A new study published in the American Journal … Continue reading

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