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stroke

Patient Story

‘It’s been a grind’

For Diana and David Vos, life after stroke hasn’t been easy. But perseverance has brought the couple a long way—and they’re not giving up.

A soda-stroke link?

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

Got a pins-and-needles tingle? Here’s what it means

You’ve probably compressed a nerve. It's no big deal—unless the feeling won’t go away.

Top 10 reasons to exercise 30 minutes today

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

The quarter-century quandary

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

Patient Story

‘It got me pretty good’

Four days after a major stroke, a smokehouse owner returns to work.

Fitter folks suffer milder strokes

'Exercise is the 401K of health. The more you put in it, the better your health is in old age.'

As earth warms, heat-related deaths multiply

This climate trend could create serious consequences for health in many parts of the world.

Could high-fat dairy be good for you?

Study: Up to three servings of dairy per day may lower risk of death and cardiovascular disease.

Is daily aspirin worth it?

Doctors advise caution. Talk with your physician if you're taking a preventive dose.

Heart health of 9/11 survivors researched

Study demonstrates a link between cardiovascular health and post-traumatic stress disorder—a common illness among rescuers, volunteers and survivors of the terrorist attack.

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