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stroke

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.

Patient Story

‘I would not put limits on him’

There are many things medical experts thought Everett Oostveen would never do. This spunky 3-year-old is defying all odds.

The wonders of EVOO

A dietitian explores the many health benefits olive oil brings to your meals.

Patient Story

Stroke rate keeps falling

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

Metabolic issues hit at any weight

While issues like high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes are more likely to affect people with obesity, those with normal weight aren't free of risk.

Healthy for the long haul

As the retirement age continues to shift, Americans will need to maintain good health into their 70s and beyond.

Patient Story

‘Happy hermit’ bounces back

Gray Rushin had pedaled 3,000 miles in 30 days when a stroke felled him north of Ludington, Michigan. Now his No. 1 aim is finishing his cross-country quest.

Want a fitter ticker? Drop the clicker

There's a direct link between a healthy heart and less TV time.

Want to get fit? You’re never too old

The body can adapt to a new exercise regimen at just about any age.

Artificially sweet? A genuine problem

A host of artificial sweeteners are linked to higher risk of heart troubles, stroke and dementia, researchers say.

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