Cardiovascular Health Information/Heart / Stroke-Related: Stroke

December 11, 2018

Insights Into Women and Stroke Risk

TUESDAY, Dec. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — You might be surprised to learn that stroke is the number three killer of women. Women and men have […]
November 16, 2018

AHA: Warm, Wet Weather Linked to Better Outcomes for Stroke Survivors

FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Rainy days may bring a lot more than relief from summer heat — they also are connected to […]
November 1, 2018

One Man's Journey Back From Stroke at 52

THURSDAY, Nov. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Price Woodward was the picture of health at age 52. He lived an active lifestyle and ran marathons. He […]
October 19, 2018

Stroke Rates Higher Among Pot Users

FRIDAY, Oct. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As the use of marijuana is growing, with Canada legalizing the drug just this week, a new study that […]
October 9, 2018

AHA: Stroke Care Gains in Puerto Rico Falter After Hurricane Maria

TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 (American Heart Association) — A project aimed at improving the inequalities in stroke care between Puerto Rico and the mainland did just […]
September 20, 2018

Mediterranean Diet May Cut Stroke Risk for Women, But Not Men

THURSDAY, Sept. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The Mediterranean diet may do more than help you reach and maintain a healthy weight: New research suggests that […]
September 19, 2018

Fitter Folks Suffer Milder Strokes: Study

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s well-known that regular exercise can help cut your risk for a stroke. Now, new research shows fitness may […]
September 19, 2018

AHA: For Hispanics, Neighborhood May Be Key Factor in Heart Disease Risk

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Hispanic adults who live in counties with high concentrations of their ethnic peers are about 60 percent more […]
May 24, 2018

AHA: High-Flying Young Doc Overcomes Stroke That Once Grounded Him

THURSDAY, May 24, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Flying at 35,000 feet at the start of a trip from their Chicago home to Hawaii to celebrate […]
May 16, 2018

After 'Mini-Stroke,' Drug Combo Could Help Cut Odds for Major Attack

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A dual-drug approach after a “mini-stroke” might maximize a person’s odds of avoiding a more major stroke in the […]
May 12, 2018

What You Need to Know About Strokes

SATURDAY, May 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Stroke is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, but a lack of awareness and resources […]
May 2, 2018

Could Time in a Sauna Lower Your Stroke Risk?

WEDNESDAY, May 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Older adults who like to bask in the heat of a sauna may be less likely to suffer a […]