Category: Heart and Vascular Health

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January 9, 2015

Surviving A Stroke: Every Moment Counts

Each year there are more than 700,000 strokes in the United States.* A stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain is halted. In the case of a stroke, every moment counts. Lack of blood causes brain cells to begin dying within minutes. Early recognition and treatment of a stroke is critical to minimize damage.…

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February 26, 2014

New Stroke Guidelines Target Women

For the first time, the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association have issued guidelines aimed at reducing stroke risk in women. Each year, 55,000 more strokes occur in women than in men and represent the third leading cause of death for women (they’re the fifth leading cause for men).

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