Strokes are caused by either an obstruction of blood flow to the brain or bleeding in the brain. Nearly 800,000 strokes occur each year in the U.S. and are among the leading causes of disability. In this podcast, Dr. Amy Valderrama discusses ways to prevent strokes. Created: 10/31/2013 by MMWR. Date Released: 10/31/2013. Series Name: A Cup of Health with CDC.
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