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Arizona’s severe stroke crisis: Who gets to survive?

In the Grand Canyon state alone, 81,700 people experienced a stroke in 2010, resulting in more than $750 million in health care costs, 319,000 days of missed work, and the incalculable impact on families. Despite these numbers, Arizona still has better stroke outcomes than other states because of the collaborative relationship shared by the medical community and the government, and their joint commitment to improving stroke systems of care. But we can do even better.

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