Contact Us

U.S Stroke Deaths Declining

Logo

According to information published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke deaths related to strokes have declined significantly over the past several decades.  Stroke – related deaths dropped from third to fourth as a leading cause of death.

Daniel T. Lackland, Dr. P.H., chair of the statement writing committee and professor of epidemiology at the Medical University of South Carolina, says “The decline is real, not a statistical fluke or the result of more people dying of lung disease, the third leading cause of death.”  Efforts to lower blood pressure have been great contributors to the change according to Dr. Lackland.

The Dr. also stated that efforts to stop smoking, control cholesterol and diabetes along with more exercise and reduced salt intake all were factors in cutting down stroke deaths.

Best of WNBF

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wnbf.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for News-Breakers Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive News-Breakers Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.