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New Guidelines Aim to Lower Stroke Risk in Women
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THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For the first time, guidelines have been created to help prevent stroke in women.

The author of the new guidelines, published online Feb. 6 and in the May print issue of the journal Stroke, said women share a lot of stroke risk factors with men -- namely high blood pressure , high cholesterol , diabetes , smoking and obesity -- but they also have a set of unique concerns that need to be addressed.

Click the link above to review the new guidelines.

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