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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

People with good dental hygiene are less likely to develop heart and other problems, says a new study. (David McNew/Getty Images)

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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Study: High Blood Pressure Out Of Control For Tens Of Millions Of Americans

A new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention find that millions of Americans’ high blood pressure is out of control.

09/07/2012

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Warning Signs Of A Stroke

As we continue to give you healthy tips on behalf of the American Heart Association, Larry Tinsley has a few tips on how you can detect if you or a loved one is having a stroke.The […]

WAOK-AM–03/05/2012