Having a Stroke? Most Women Can’t Tell

With stroke, getting treatment as soon as possible is crucial to recovery – and yet most U.S. women don’t know most of stroke’s warning signs, new research shows. The study, published Wednesday in the journal Stroke, found that 1 in 5 women didn’t know a single symptom of having a stroke. Hispanic women were even less likely to know the warning signs – 1 in 4 couldn’t name any of them. Although 84 percent of women knew to call 911 …