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Frankie Muniz Suffers Another Mini Stroke

Almost exactly a year after his first

(Newser) - Nearly a year after suffering a mini stroke , Frankie Muniz had a second, the Los Angeles Times reports. "Almost a year to the day, I experienced another mini stroke. Hopefully that will be the last. Miserable," tweeted Muniz, who turns 28 next week, on Monday. He hasn't... More »

Frankie Muniz OK After 'Mini-Stroke'

Doctors not sure what caused it

(Newser) - Former child star Frankie Muniz is just 27, but last week he had a "mini-stroke," TMZ reports. Friends got concerned when the Malcolm in the Middle star started having trouble talking and understanding what others were saying. Doctors aren't sure what caused it, and Muniz is still... More »

Strokes Could Be Cut 80%

Swift treatment of mini-strokes reduces major attacks, study finds

(Newser) - Patients treated within 24 hours for mini-strokes cut their chances of having a subsequent major stroke by 80%, according to new research that could change the way stroke victims are handled by the medical community. Mini-strokes are often not treated as emergencies in the US and Europe, though the new... More »

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