Stroke: Two thirds of nation ignore this step to slash risk of life-threatening condition

STROKE is a serious life-threatening condition and more than 100,000 happen in the UK each year according to statistics. But there ’s a simple way to reduce your risk of one happening, which unfortunately nearly two thirds of the nation are failing to do.
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