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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 that...
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...