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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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The Experience of Locked-In Syndrome

Allison O’Reilly is on a mission—to talk to all who will listen about stroke. She’s even written a book, Out of the Darkness, about her journey in stroke recovery. “Most people don’t know about stroke or care about it until … Continue reading

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What Women Don’t Know About Stroke Could Kill Them (Op-Ed)

Dr. Diana Greene-Chandos, neurologist and director of neuroscience critical care at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center, contributed this column to Live Science’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Too few women know the female-specific risks and symptoms of a stroke, and … Continue reading

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