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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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The Deadly Health Condition One in Five Women Can’t Recognize

Twenty percent of American women remain in the dark when it comes to spotting the common signs of a stroke, says a new report by Columbia University. Strokes rank just behind heart disease and canc…

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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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What to Do In A Medical Emergency

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), there are nearly 150 million emergency room visits each year. Reasons range from a broken bone, a burn, choking, a bee sting, a stroke, to heart att…

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7 Pains You Should Never Ignore

See which painful symptoms could indicate a health emergency By the Editors of Prevention Pay Attention to Your Body’s Signals Usually a headache is just a headache, and heartburn is …

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