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Control Your Cholesterol: Protect Yourself from Heart Attack and Stroke

February 2019 Print this issue Protect Yourself from Heart Attack and Stroke Have you had your cholesterol checked? Most adults should have a cholesterol test every 4 to 6 years. That’s because nearly 78 million American adults have high levels of the type of cholesterol that’s linked to heart disease and stroke. Cholesterol is a… Read More »

Stroke Survivors’ Unhealthy Choices

If you had a stroke and survived the ordeal without permanent disability, you’d do everything in your power to get healthier and lower your risk of a repeat incidence, right? Unfortunately, while that might seem like the most rational plan, people don’t always behave rationally, and sometimes good intentions only last so long. And that’s… Read More »

How High Is Your Stroke Risk?

Chances are good that as you go about your daily life, of all the things that might cause you worry, having a stroke is not one of them. Unfortunately, it appears that the likelihood of suffering a stroke could be quite a bit higher than many other potential problems that might be on your mind.… Read More »