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Wellness

  • Eat Your Colors: Purple

    Posted by Christa Knox Feb 13, 2018

    Blackberries, grapes, and beets are purple foods you can easily incorporate into your diet to reduce the risk of chronic diseases, including stroke.

  • 4 Books to Check Out

    Posted by Lynn Bronikowski Jan 24, 2018

    A doctor writes bedside tales and a mother writes to explain grandpa's stroke to her children. These are just a couple of books on our bookshelf.

  • 6 Steps to a Healthier You

    Posted by Mary Elizabeth Dallas, HealthDay Reporter Jan 24, 2018

    Doctors at UCLA offer six lifestyle tips to enhance your well-being. Some of them may surprise you.

  • Eating Your Words

    Posted by Robert Priedt, HealthDay Reporter Jan 11, 2018

    When eating on the go, call a snack a meal and you're less likely to overeat later on, taste-test study finds.

  • Vitamin D Supplements May Make Arteries Healthier

    Posted by Dennis Thompson, HealthDay Reporter Jan 11, 2018

    Vitamin D is known to be essential for bone health, but scientists are seeing that it might have even more to offer in maintaining health.

  • Managing Incontinence After Stroke

    Posted by Tranquility Products Jan 4, 2018

    More than half of stroke survivors experience incontinence following a stroke; specialized protection can help them regain confidence and freedom.

  • Just in Time for New Year's Resolutions

    Posted by Lynn Bronikowski Dec 19, 2017

    The National Stroke Association's FoodSmarts app gets your new year's resolution to eat healthier off to a good start. It's free and easy to use.

  • How Much Alcohol is Really OK?

    Posted by Julie Davis, HealthDay Reporter Dec 19, 2017

    The the good news/bad news studies on alcohol can be confusing but experts say drink in moderation. Check out what they mean by moderate drinking.

  • Eat More Fruits & Veggies, CDC Recommends

    Posted by Margaret Farley Steele, HealthDay Reporter Dec 19, 2017

    Only 9 percent of Americans eat the recommended amount of vegetables, according to the CDC. Here's suggestions for getting more fruits and vegetables in your diet.

  • Whole Grain Foods Could Help Control Type 2 Diabetes

    Posted by Serena Gordon, HealthDay Reporter Dec 19, 2017

    What do wheat, rye, barley, oats, brown and red rice, millet, and corn in dried form have in common? They're all whole grains which can help keep you on a healthy path.