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Stroke

Find out everything you need to know about stroke, including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.

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7 Stroke Risk Factors Women Should Know
Each year, 55,000 more women have a stroke than men. Learn the reasons why—and what you can...

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Stroke: Why Time Lost Is Brain Lost
Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. Like heart attacks, strokes happen s...

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Could You Be at a Higher Risk for Stroke and Not Know It?
Strokes occur when disease or injury suddenly disrupts ...

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The Science Behind Broken Heart Syndrome
When 62-year-old Joanie Simpson woke up with a serious ...

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Strokes in Young People: Are the Numbers Really on the Rise?
Age is a major risk factor for having a stroke, and the risk of stroke doubles each decade after ...

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What You Need to Know About Vascular Parkinsonism
Former President George H.W. Bush went skydiving to celebrate his 85th birthday in 2009. Less tha...

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Hailey Bieber speaks out after suffering mini-stroke
Bieber recently suffered a transient ischemic attack (TIA), which is a temporary period of symptoms ...

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Younger people are having strokes more often
Strokes among people under the age of 50 have increased in the Midwest and South.

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New device uses brain signals to help stroke patients regain hand mobility
A device has been authorized by the FDA to help stroke patients move their hands and arms.

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How Does Obesity Affect the Body?
Many people think of obesity as a cosmetic but the health threats associated with it are extremely s...
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