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  • Raising Stroke Awareness in May

    Posted by Lynn Bronikowski Apr 26, 2017

    May is National Stroke Awareness Month when our website offers a range of resources to educate the public about the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S.

  • Brain Food: StrokeSmart Puzzle Answers

    Posted by National Stroke Association Apr 25, 2017

    Solutions to the puzzles in StrokeSmart's May 2017 issue.

  • By the Numbers: Exercise for Cardiovascular Health

    Posted by Nancy Coulter-Parker Apr 25, 2017

    The CDC recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week to keep our bodies and heart functioning optimally.

  • Spasticity Help Now in Spanish

    Posted by Lynn Bronikowski Apr 25, 2017

    The National Stroke Association has created a spasticity checklist—now available in Spanish—that stroke survivors can take to their healthcare providers.

  • May is National Stroke Awareness Month

    Posted by Lynn Bronikowski Apr 25, 2017

    The National Stroke Association is turning the spotlight on the rising incidence of stroke among young people.

  • All-Star Recovery

    Posted by Sam Adams Apr 25, 2017

    Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang went from having a stroke to winning the Stanley Cup.

  • Trans Fat Bans May Have Cut Stroke Rate

    Posted by Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter Apr 25, 2017

    Study finds a 6 percent decline in hospitalizations for heart attack and stroke in areas with trans fat restrictions compared to those without.

  • Do Diet Sodas Pose Stroke Risk?

    Posted by Steven Reinberg, HealthDay Reporter Apr 24, 2017

    Study suggests--but does not prove--diet soft drinks have a possible link to stroke and dementia. But the risk remains small.

  • Study: More Younger Americans Are Experiencing Strokes

    Posted by Steven Reinberg, HealthDay Reporter Apr 10, 2017

    Researchers cite prevalence of traditional risk factors such as high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, tobacco use and obesity.

  • The Saltiest Foods May Surprise You

    Posted by Steven Reinberg, HealthDay Reporter Apr 10, 2017

    New U.S. government report points the finger at some surprising sources of salt in the daily diet. No, not potato chips.