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Date:5/11/2010

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  • Sudden severe headache
  • The online-only survey included 2,000 women in the United States, and was undertaken on behalf of HealthyWomen in conjunction with the American College of Emergency Physicians and National Stroke Association. It was funded by the Genentech, a biotech company that develops medications.

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    For more on preventing stroke, visit the U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.



    -- Randy Dotinga



    SOURCE: HealthyWomen, news release, May 4, 2010


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