When Melissa McCann (left) suffered a stroke in 2007, her twin sister, Terry Blanchard, helped her make a full recovery. McCann is now back to work as a flight nurse with Life Flight at the Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. David Wright/Redux Pictures for NPR hide caption

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As Stroke Risk Rises Among Younger Adults, So Does Early Death
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