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More people having strokes at younger ages

U.S. - More people are suffering strokes at younger ages and researchers say the incident rate could double by 2030.

A new study found that strokes worldwide have jumped 25 percent in people 20 to 64 between 1990 and 2010.

Those patients make up a third of fatal strokes.

Experts say an increase in obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure in younger patients may be to blame.

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Washington Times