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Wellness

  • How to Start a Walking Plan

    Posted by Regina Boyle Weaver, HealthDay Reporter Oct 12, 2017

    All you need to get going are supportive athletic shoes, comfortable clothes, a safe place to walk, and the OK from your doctor if you have any chronic conditions.

  • Could Skipping Breakfast Increase Stroke Risk?

    Posted by Amy Norton, HealthDay Reporter Oct 12, 2017

    Forgoing breakfast is linked to atherosclerosis—a buildup of plaque deposits in the arteries which can be a risk factor for stroke.

  • Could You Be Overdoing It with Sleeping Pills?

    Posted by Joan McClusky, HealthDay Reporter Oct 12, 2017

    Studies on sleeping pills vary widely but here's some warning signs that you could be abusing sleeping pills.

  • It's Time to Get Your Flu Shot

    Posted by Steven Reinberg, HealthDay Reporter Sep 29, 2017

    CDC predicts a bad flu season, with small clusters of H3N2 already showing up in the U.S.

  • Sleepless Nights Linked to Stroke

    Posted by Mary Elizabeth Dallas, HealthDay Reporter Sep 28, 2017

    Waking up during the night, not sleeping enough and daytime fatigue are all linked to coronary artery disease, study finds.

  • Which Single Behavior Best Prevents High Blood Pressure?

    Posted by Serena Gordon, HealthDay Reporter Sep 26, 2017

    High blood pressure is a leading cause of stroke. But one change in lifestyle behaviors can reduce the risk.

  • Take a Stand Against Sitting Too Much

    Posted by Steven Reinberg, HealthDay Reporter Sep 15, 2017

    Couch potatoes might help cut their risk of early death by getting up every 30 minutes, study finds.

  • Eat Your Colors

    Posted by Christa Knox Sep 15, 2017

    Raspberries are the quintessential fruit with one cup containing 54% of your daily vitamin C needs and 32% of your daily fiber requirements.

  • Young Adults May Be Ignoring High Blood Pressure

    Posted by Randy Dotinga, HealthDay Reporter Aug 30, 2017

    Researchers find young adult men in particular lack awareness for high blood pressure, a risk factor for stroke.

  • Meditation's Soothing Effects

    Posted by Joan McClusky, HealthDay Reporter Aug 29, 2017

    Even if you can meditate just a few minutes, it'll help lower blood pressure and have a positive effect on other medical conditions.