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Women Who are Most at Risk for Stroke

Stroke affects 55,000 more women than men each year in the U.S., is a leading cause of disability and the third leading cause of death in women, researchers note.


Healing Art

When stroke survivor Caryn Citron picked up a paint brush, she not only saw her inner artist emerge but found it brought her relief from pain.


Standing is a Step in the Right Direction

Standing not only burns calories but its muscle activity is linked to lower rates of heart attacks, strokes and diabetes, according to Mayo Clinic study.


Will Certain Foods Boost Brain Health?

Two eating plans known to improve heart health and control high blood pressure are also a healthy way for stroke survivors to preserve their brain.


Study: Fish Oil Supplements May Not Combat Stroke

British study finds that fish oil supplements reduced the risk of death by 7 percent in patients who had heart disease--not enough to be significant.

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