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Senator’s stroke shows they can hit the young, too
USA Today

When a stroke hits at 52, as it did to Sen. Mark Kirk, the reaction is an astonished, “But he’s so young.” The reality is that strokes do not just happen to grandmother. They can happen at any age, even to children — and they are on the rise in the U.S. among the young and middle-aged. That makes it crucial to know the warning signs no matter how old you are.