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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


Every Second Counts—How to Recognize Basic Signs of Stroke

By On February 22, 2017

One of the most commonly used methods for evaluating the extent of damage the stroke victim has suffered is the NIH Stroke Scale. … Read More


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


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

Stroke in Women

Varying Risk Factors Leave Women More at Risk to Suffer a Stroke

By On December 18, 2014

Stroke is currently the fourth-leading cause of death in the United States, behind only heart disease, cancer, and chronic respiratory diseases… Read More

Menstrual Cycle
Women's Health Dynamics

Mother, Grandmother, Nurse, Educator Draws on Life Experience in the Creation of Menstrual Cycle Modules

By On June 30, 2014

As a mother of three children, I must admit, I watch a fair number of animated movies. The last one that we sat down and watched together was “Robots,” and interestingly enough,… Read More

Farm to School
Farm to School

Farm to School Programs Let Children Get their Hands Dirty in the Name of Healthy Eating

By On May 19, 2014

The high prevalence of childhood obesity in the United States is a public health crisis that demands our attention. In the past 30 years, childhood obesity has doubled among children and quadrupled… Read More

Chole Masala
Healthy Recipe

The Health Benefits of Chole (Chana) Masala

By On May 16, 2014

Finding healthy recipes is easier than ever, with thousands of free recipes available online. With the growing media attention on overweight and obesity, people are becoming more concerned about their health and… Read More

Heart Health

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