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Stroke

Depending on which area of the brain is affected, a stroke can cause speech impairments, paralysis, unconsciousness, or even death.


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Drug Gives 'New Hope' Against Heart Failure, Expert Says

Experimental medication beat standard treatment at reducing hospitalizations, cardiovascular deaths

Health Tip of the Day

Too Many Worries

Many people have generalized anxiety disorder. Symptoms include having worries that interfere with day-to-day life, irritability, trouble concentrating and feeling restless or keyed up most of the time, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). It can be treated with medication and self-care steps that promote relaxation.

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Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

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Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.

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