Most Women Don't Know Female-Specific Signs, Symptoms of Stroke

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A new survey shows that most women dont know the risks or symptoms females face when it comes to having a stroke.The survey of 1,000 women, compiled by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, found that only 11 percent of women could correctly identify pregnancy, lupus, migraine headaches and oral contraception or hormone r...

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Most Women Don't Know Female-Specific Signs, Symptoms of Str...

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A new survey shows that most women dont know the risks or symptoms females face when it comes to having a stroke.The survey of 1,000 women, compiled b...Full story

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