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5 Simple Ways to Slash Your Stroke Risk

The benefits of eating a balanced diet, working out and minimizing poor health habits like smoking are so well-known that they aren't considered "newsworthy." But new research published in the journal…

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What to Do if Someone’s Experiencing a Stroke

May is National Stroke Awareness Month, and we've got tips on what you should do in case someone around you is experiencing a stroke. Up to 80% of strokes can be prevented, and just last January we…

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Natural Ways to Reduce Your Stroke Risk

Did you know that up to 80% of strokes can be prevented? We've got some tips on how to reduce your risk and put your mind at ease. Strokes, like many medical ailments, are scary because they can ha…

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The Natural Sweetener That Makes People Fat

There is a sweetener found in most packaged, prepared, and processed food that is touted as “natural” and “healthy” but is actually contributing to obesity, high blood pressure and other health issues…

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Risk Factors for Stroke

1 in 16 deaths in the United States is directly related to a stroke. So make sure you know your risk factors for having one—it just may save your life!…

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