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Study: Potassium Can Help Prevent Strokes

A new report in the journal ‘Stroke’ says there could be advantages to having potassium in the body.

09/08/2014

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Study: Stroke Cases Declining in U.S.

Cardiologists welcome a new study that finds the downward trend in stroke cases is continuing across the United States.

07/18/2014

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Study: Stress, Depression May Boost Stroke Risk

According to a new study, stress, hostility and depression may increase the risk of stroke.

07/13/2014

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Study: Cynicism Linked To Stroke Risk

According to a new study, middle-aged and older people that are highly stressed, depressed, or cynical may be at risk of experiencing a stroke.

07/12/2014

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FDA: Taking Aspirin Every Day Not Safe For Everyone

The Food and Drug Administration has a new warning about aspirin usage.

05/07/2014

Researchers suggest improvements in lifestyles and public health policies could prevent tens of thousands of deaths each year. (Getty Images)

CDC: 40 Percent Of Annual Deaths From Top Five Causes Can Be Prevented

Researchers suggest improvements in lifestyles and public health policies could prevent tens of thousands of deaths each year.

05/01/2014

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Study: Having Shingles May Increase Risk Of Having Stroke

According to a new study, having shingles may increase the risk of having a stroke.

01/06/2014

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Study: Poor Dental Hygiene Can Lead To Heart Disease

According to a recent study, people who brush their teeth at least two minutes twice a day will have less of a chance of developing heart disease or suffering a stroke.

11/09/2013

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Evelyn Lowery Dies

Atlanta (WAOK)- The family of Mrs. Evelyn Lowery has confirmed that she passed away today after suffering a massive stroke over a week ago. “My beloved Evelyn was a special woman, whose life was committed […]

WAOK-AM–09/26/2013

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Study: 1 In 12 Stroke Survivors Think About Suicide

According to a new study, about one in 12 stroke survivors in the United States think about committing suicide or wish they were dead.

02/08/2013

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