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How often are strokes fatal?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

A stroke is a serious condition that can be fatal. Strokes are the third leading cause of death in the United States, and about 50 percent of people that suffer a hemorrhagic stroke die in a matter of days. Early treatment is important to not only save a person's life, but to also reduce permanent damage to the brain.

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