Generation X at greater risk of stroke than baby boomers

Older baby boomers—those born between 1945 and 1954—are the “stroke-healthiest generation,” according to a new study that found the lowest incidence of ischemic stroke in this age group within the past 20 years. In contrast, the rate of stroke more than doubled in Generation X, people born between 1965 and 1974, during the same time period….

Older baby boomers—those born between 1945 and 1954—are the “stroke-healthiest generation,” according to a new study that found the lowest incidence of ischemic stroke in this age group within the past 20 years. In contrast, the rate of stroke more than doubled in Generation X, people born between 1965 and 1974, during the same time period….