Health Day: Stroke, heart events can sideline you from work

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

After having a stroke, heart attack or cardiac arrest, people are less likely to be employed than their healthy peers, new research shows. Even if they are working, they may earn significantly less than people who haven’t had a stroke or heart event, the investigators found. Although the majority of people who have one of these serious health scares do end up back at work, about 20 percent of those who had a stroke weren’t back at work three years later. (January 7, 2019)

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