Young People Have Strokes, Too

Older adults are at the greatest risk for stroke, but the truth is that anyone can have a stroke at any time. Stroke is less common in young adults, but they can and do happen. (Read more about stroke here.)

Meet Kyle McMorrow, who experienced a stroke at age 36. Thanks to good advice from his girlfriend (who recognized the danger signs and told him to go to an emergency department) and the fast-acting team at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, Kyle has made an excellent recovery. He recently appeared on CBS News New York with Dr. Stieg to share his story. Watch that news clip here:

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