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Black people face higher rates of stroke and at younger ages – study

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Black people consistently had a higher rate of stroke than white people over a recent 22-year period, a new study shows.

The research, published in Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, also found that the average age of Black people experiencing stroke was nearly 10 years younger than that of white people, another inequity that grew over time.

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