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Gabe Scofield’s stroke and recovery exemplify why World Stroke Day was created -- to help spread public awareness of the high risk and prevalence of stroke.
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lower stroke risk
New guidelines say eating Mediterranean or Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension-style diets, regularly engaging in physical activity and keeping blood pressure under control can lower the risk of a first-time stroke.
may recall memories
Survivors of cardiac arrest may be at risk for post-traumatic stress disorder or other mental health issues because they maintained vivid memories of their near-death experiences, according to a recent study.
The amount of sugar at Halloween is scary, but there are ways to avoid the horror of candy overload, nutrition experts say.
Read the latest post from the American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown's Huffington Post Blog.
Ana Gregg suffered two heart attacks caused by spontaneous coronary artery dissection. With no family history or risk factors, her first heart attack was dismissed as acid reflux. Seven stents later, she is part of a study into this rare condition. Life is Why.
A TV meteorologist knows weather, of course, and needs a smooth delivery. So when Jay Jefferies had trouble saying “nightstand,” his wife Bonita realized something was seriously wrong. Then she remembered a radio commercial about the warning signs of stroke. Her quick reaction helped Jay recover quickly – and get back on the air. FULL STORY
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