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Stroke rate keeps falling

Researchers are trying to understand the precise mix of factors that contribute to improved health outcomes.

Uncovering the sleep-stroke link

Hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol and smoking have long been seen as risk factors for stroke. A new report says it's time we add sleep disorders to the list.

The hidden fallout of stroke

The limited mobility of stroke survivors puts them at increased risk of osteoporosis, broken bones and falls—but most are never screened for these problems.

Patient Story

Visions of better tomorrows

Not all strokes happen quickly. But quick action still makes all the difference.

A soda-stroke link?

New research suggests older women may be at especially high risk if they consume several artificially sweetened beverages each day.

Squatty Potty: Gimmick, or good investment?

A stepping stool in the loo might help you overcome constipation and other issues, proponents say.

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