The Marcus Foundation has donated $15 million to enhance the prevention and treatment of stroke in the Stroke Belt that covers 11 southern states. It comes on the heels of an analysis by Scientific American magazine that shows stroke is no longer a disease of the elderly — it’s striking a soaring number of millennials.
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Sir Richard Peto Receives CDC Foundation Hero Award
By Dr. Judy Monroe, president & CEO of the CDC Foundation Did you know that cardiovascular disease (CVD), which includes heart attack and stroke, is the leading cause of death in the world today? Eighty percent of CVD deaths are the result of heart attacks and strokes, with more than three-quarters occurring in low-and middle-income […]