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Over the next 20 years, costs for caring for stroke victims are expected to rise by $110 billion according to American Heart Association’s journal Stroke. This is due to an additional expected 3.4 million stroke victims by 2030. You can minimize your chances of having a stroke by maintaining a healthy weight, exercising, not abusing alcohol or using tobacco, and keeping blood sugar levels in check. If you suspect someone is having a stroke call 911 and get them to a stroke center stat—brain cells are dying every minute.