Black Health Library Guide: Stroke : Vital Health Information for African Americans

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Kensington Publishing Corporation, Aug 30, 1999 - Health & Fitness - 240 pages
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Stroke hits African-Americans more often than any other community of people in the world killing thousands annually and leaving countless others incapacitated. To make matters worse, many African-Americans don't have access to quality medical care or even reliable information about stroke. Here is the first guide written by and for African-Americans that provides important information on why Blacks are at greater risk of stroke, how to assess one's odds of suffering a stroke, and what to do to avoid or survive it. Includes an extensive resource section.

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Contents

Foreword
9
Straight Talk About Stroke
15
Black Folks at Risk
35
Copyright

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Villarosa, a New York Times editor, is the former executive editor of Essence.

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