Tag: stroke

Dementia Risk Factors, Stroke Prevention & Other...

Your blood type may play a small role in your risk for dementia, a new study finds. People with blood...

September 12, 2014

The Link Between Insomnia and Stroke

People with insomnia, especially young adults, may have a higher risk of stroke than those without the sleep disorder, according...

August 26, 2014

Knowing the Facts About Strokes Can Save...

Even though the risk of dying from a stroke is slowing in the United States as treatments improve and more...

May 16, 2014

New Stroke Guidelines for Women

To improve awareness among women and physicians, guidelines have been specifically created for the first time to better help prevent...

March 7, 2014

Get Stroke Smart

Baptist and South Miami Hospitals are part of a countywide Stroke Network, a collaboration with the Fire Officers Association of...

September 3, 2013

Brain Aneurysms: Know the Facts and Treatment...

Most people grasp the severity of brain aneurysms, but many don't know that there are lifesaving treatment options for the...

May 22, 2013

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Aneurysms: A Talk With A Pioneering...

An aneurysm, or ballooning of an artery, is often called a silent killer because it develops without any symptoms. Most aneurysms are discovered by accident during...

New Study: Aim for 7,000-10,000 Steps...

Logging in your daily steps on any of a multitude of apps available has become a common practice, even during the pandemic. But are 10,000...

Men, Cancer and Fertility: Overcoming Challenges...

The most common cancers that affect men — primarily testicular and prostate cancers — can cause significant fertility problems that affect their ability to father...

COVID-19 Roundup: FDA Panel Recommends Pfizer...

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Pfizer Third Doses to Those 65 & Older, and Those at High Risk An advisory panel of experts for the U.S....

Latest Case Against Too Many Sugary...

Sugary drinks fuel weight gain and the U.S. obesity epidemic among adults and children, elevating the risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases, physicians, dietitians...

Spotlight on Thyroid Cancer, An Increasingly...

When actress Sofia Vergara recently opened up on television about her experience with thyroid cancer, she helped shine a spotlight on this increasingly common cancer....

Veins and Vein Diseases Explained

Blood vessels are like pipes that carry blood throughout the body. While arteries carry oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the organs, our veins have...

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness is...

Lower extremity peripheral artery disease, or PAD, is underdiagnosed, undertreated and “underappreciated” in the U.S., despite its prevalence with an estimated 8.5 million Americans, primarily...

Facts About Third Doses of Vaccines...

People with immune systems that are moderately to severely compromised, including many cancer patients, make up about 3 percent of the adult population and are...

Answers to the Top-Searched Health Questions

Thanks to the Internet, answers to almost any question are available with a few clicks of the mouse – including questions about health concerns.  Millions...