Effects of Debilitating Stroke Can Impose Financial Burden, Mayo Clinic Study
7/23/2010 11:15:55 AM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The consequences of stroke, reported to be the third leading cause of death in the U.S., can extend beyond the physical to impose devastating financial burdens on families and society in general. According to the American Heart Association, the total direct and indirect costs of stroke in 2008 have been estimated at $65.5 billion.
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