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How Your Heart Changes with Age

How Your Heart Changes with Age

Source: National Institute on Aging People age 65 and older are much more likely than younger people to suffer a heart attack, to have a stroke, or to develop coronary heart disease(commonly called heart disease) and heart failure. Heart disease is also a major cause...
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...
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...