Burke and Skolarus question whether strokes are really increasing among Americans under age 65
"Are More Young People Having Strokes?—A Simple Question With an Uncertain Answer" - JAMA Network. 4/10/2017.
In this JAMA editorial, James Burke and Lesli Skolarus ask whether the increasing number of hospitalizations for stroke documented among Americans under age 65 in a recent JAMA article represents a "true epidemiologic phenomenon."
Additional Media Coverage:
"Surge in young strokes: Rate of sufferers under 54 has gone up 30,000 in less than a decade, CDC study reveals " - Daily Mail. 4/10/2017.
"Rates of stroke among younger adults are on the rise, study finds" - Minnesota Post. 4/17/2017.