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Stroke

Updated 15 February 2013

Alcohol abuse tied to early stroke

Younger adults who suffered a stroke were often smokers or substance abusers, in a new study from Ohio and Kentucky.

Younger adults who suffered a stroke were often smokers or substance abusers, in a new study from Ohio and Kentucky.

Because substance use is common in older adults as well, he said doctors should ask anyone who's had a stroke about drugs and alcohol.

 

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