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smoking

30 minutes to a healthier you

Study: Even a modest amount of exercise lowers the odds of dying from this deadly type of stroke.

Is your heart ready for pregnancy?

Diabetes and other diseases can put expectant moms at higher risk of complications such as pre-term labor and potentially fatal preeclampsia.

Patient Story

Visions of better tomorrows

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

Research links HPV to heart disease

Mounting evidence indicates the most common sexually transmitted virus is likely tied to a higher risk of stroke and heart problems.

Tobacco’s latest casualty: Vision

Research shows that smoking can damage perception of color and contrast, with heavy smokers suffering the most severe deficits.

Mind your aging eyes

Diet, exercise and environmental factors can all influence progression of age-related macular degeneration.

Parkinson’s pandemic looms

Declines in smoking and an increase in aging populations, environmental contaminants point to a massive rise in cases in the coming years.

Patient Story

‘No going back’

After four decades as a smoker, Vicky Walker has found long-lasting escape thanks to a smoking cessation program and its ever-accessible leader.

Health slump? Nip it in the bud

Research shows it's much easier to preserve good health than reverse poor health—and everything worsens once diabetes enters the picture.

The quarter-century quandary

After age 25, about 1 in 4 people will suffer a stroke—the vast majority stemming from blood clots.

Don’t let your resolutions go up in smoke

Have you decided 2019 is going to be the year to quit smoking once and for all? You’re not the only one.

CDC: 1 in 5 high school students vape

E-cigarette use also increased among middle school students, from less than 1 percent in 2011 to nearly 5 percent in 2018.

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