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stroke

Erratic sleep could up stroke risk

Healthy sleep isn't just about quantity—it's also about consistency.

The original heart med: Fruits, veggies

Plant-based diets offer a host of protective benefits.

Medicine for a broken heart?

Low-dose aspirin and a blood pressure drug could help combat adverse effects of bereavement.

Patient Story

A stroke at 14—and a remarkable recovery

Zosia Wasylewski was “as healthy as they get” until a blood clot suddenly blocked an artery in her brain.

Burnout could trigger A-fib

People with the highest levels of exhaustion may be at increased risk of developing an irregular heartbeat.

Top 10 reasons to exercise 30 minutes today

Want to break out of your sedentary rut? Check out these tips from a preventive cardiologist.

Tobacco and vaping? Double the trouble

As if they're not bad enough on their own, dual use of these pernicious products could vastly up your risk of stroke.

New drug targets heart attack scars

In animal tests, the experimental medicine helped lessen the effects of scarring and promoted the formation of new blood vessels.

Patient Story

Lightening a heavy load

After undergoing a rare double-surgery to eliminate a blockage and restore blood flow, Marvin Lafountain is eager to resume his old life—minus the smoking habit.

Patient Story

‘My December miracle’

A 21-year-old college student battles back from a stroke and returns to the hospital a year later to thank the team who saved her life.

Cold? Keep your cardio in check

Plummeting temperatures tend to bring about upswings in heart troubles.

Quality air, quality health

Cuts in pollution lead to widespread improvements in human health—including fewer cases of asthma and a lower risk of heart problems.

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