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Frankie Muniz suffered a mini stroke on Friday, he revealed Tuesday in a tweet. The former child star, who led in the Fox sitcom Malcom in the Middle, was slurring his speech and acting odd enough for his friends to hospitalize him, according to TMZ. Doctors diagnosed the incident as having stemmed from a mini stroke, the lay term for a transient ischemic attack. In a TIA, blood flow is cut off to part of the brain for a period of time, up to a day and sometimes for an hour or two. "I was in the hospital last Friday.

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