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Stroke severity reduced in those who walk regularly

Stroke severity reduced in those who walk regularly

By Catharine Paddock PhD | Fact checked by Jasmin Collier   New research supports the idea that light to moderate physical activity, such as walking and swimming, could reduce the severity of strokes. A study of nearly 1,000 individuals who had had a stroke found that...
Take a Break: How Respite Care Helps Caretakers

Take a Break: How Respite Care Helps Caretakers

Caring for a loved one is often a full-time job. Whether you are in charge of care for an aging parent, a disabled spouse or sibling, or an ill child, making sure that they are comfortable and well-cared for is a major undertaking. It can seem overwhelming at times,...
Are you Stroke-Aware?

Are you Stroke-Aware?

By Philip J. Fracica, M.D. Bothwell Chief Medical Officer How stroke-aware are you? It’s important to know the warning signs of stroke and to respond quickly. But it’s just as important to know ways you can decrease your own or a loved one’s risk of stroke. According...