Harvard Women's Health Watch

New advice to help women lower their stroke risk

New stroke guidelines for women, released in February 2014, recommend that women over age 75 get screened for atrial fibrillation, and those ages 65 to 79 should consider taking a daily baby aspirin to prevent stroke.
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