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The Negative Effects of Stress on Your Body

By On July 17, 2018

Stress is often described as a silent killer, and studies have suggested that it can be the root cause of many illnesses. It is vital that there is greater public understanding of… Read More

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A Stroke at 28: How Perseverance and Strength Prevail

By On March 8, 2016

I had a stroke. That morning, I had gotten up to brush my teeth, and as I walked back to my room, I dropped my phone. I thought to myself —how strange.… Read More

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Excessive Sodium in Your Diet can Increase Your Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke

By On April 2, 2015

The foods you choose to eat every day have an impact on your health, and some will have a more positive impact than others. Although too much sodium in your diet isn’t… Read More

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Heart Disease and Women: Know the Risks and Preventions

By On February 6, 2015

The goal of National Wear Red Day is to “encourage everyone to wear red, raise their voices, know their cardiovascular risk, and take action to live longer, healthier lives.” … Read More

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Diabetes

The Risk of Heart Disease, Stroke and Diabetes in Men

By On February 3, 2014

My father passed away at the age of 51 on June 12, 2012, from a heart attack. Little did we know, he was also suffering from diabetes. Every year, about 715,000 Americans… Read More