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Wellness

  • Horse Therapy Could Rein In Stroke's Damage Years Later

    Posted by Amy Norton, HealthDay Reporter Jun 23, 2017

    Researchers find that two unconventional therapies -- horseback riding and music-and-rhythm therapy -- seemed to help many stroke survivors.

  • Grow Your Own Healthy Herbs

    Posted by Christa Knox Jun 23, 2017

    Herbs contain countless nutritional benefits and are easier to grow than you think. Besides, gardening can reduce stress and be very therapeutic.

  • Alcohol's Appeal May Grow After Stroke

    Posted by Lynn Bronikowski Jun 6, 2017

    Researchers find that stroke in a certain part of the brain increases alcohol-seeking behavior and preference for alcohol.

  • Could Chocolate Guard Against AFib?

    Posted by Robert Priedt, HealthDay Reporter Jun 6, 2017

    A 13-year study finds lower odds for atrial fibrillation in people who eat moderate amounts of the treat.

  • Fitness, Not Fat, Is Key to Post-Stroke Recovery

    Posted by Robert Priedt, HealthDay Reporter May 31, 2017

    People who exercised regularly before their stroke had lower odds for disability after, study finds

  • Four Tips for a Healthy Vacation

    Posted by U.S. Food & Drug Administration May 24, 2017

    Sunscreen and sunglasses are just a few of the items that set you on your way to a healthy vacation.

  • Neuroplasticity & Nutrition

    Posted by Christa Knox May 22, 2017

    Neuroplasticity plays an important role in the brain's ability to recover. Diet and Vitamin D help improve neural connections.

  • Yo-Yo Dieting Raises Risk of Stroke

    Posted by Dennis Thompson, HealthDay Reporter May 10, 2017

    Study: People who experience weight fluctuations of 8 to 10 pounds are much more likely to suffer from stroke and other heart-related maladies.

  • Technology Gives Hope to Stroke Patients

    Posted by Myomo Apr 26, 2017

    Technology helps moderately to severely weakened arms and hands to function again following a stroke.

  • The Dehydration Stroke Connection

    Posted by Kelsey Blackwell Apr 25, 2017

    A Q&A with Dustin Freckleton, MD, founder and CEO of BSX Technologies