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stroke

Got insomnia? Watch your heart health

A lack of sleep is associated with higher risk of heart disease—but the link might have more to do with genetics.

The bottom line on blood pressure

The top number typically gets all the attention. A new study suggests it's time to give the bottom number its proper due.

Want optimal heart health? Start young

Young adults stand to benefit greatly in later years if they act now to combat high blood pressure and unhealthy cholesterol levels.

The incredible power of Zzzs

A full night's sleep could lead to improved mood and better brain function, boosting creativity, accuracy and memory.

Patient Story

‘Never, ever thought I would have a stroke’

In rehab therapy, 35-year-old Tyrone Bell gives his all, working to regain function of his left leg and arm.

Want to live longer? Shorten your tube time

A sedentary life opens the door to all manner of health troubles—but long periods in front of the TV are especially bad.

30 minutes to a healthier you

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

Salt and processed meats—the deadly duo

Cutting these two items from your diet could be your first step in warding off heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

Can DNA predict your heart health?

Indeed it could. Genetics may one day reign supreme when it comes to proactively identifying an individual's risks.

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.

Patient Story

‘You’re having a stroke’

Hockey player and taxidermist Chad Kious envisions his return to the ice after having a unique surgery to remove the blood clot in his brain.

Deadly duo: Work stress, no sleep

Study: These two factors make you three times more likely to die from heart disease.

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