90 Percent of Strokes Preventable, Yet Death Rate High

90 Percent of Strokes Preventable, Yet Death Rate High

  Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States killing one person every 4 minutes, on average. Another 660,000 stokes in the country do not result in death, but many are debilitating. Yet, a new worldwide study shows that more than 90 percent of strokes are preventable so why the high death […]

Half of Heart Attacks Silent and People Do Not Get Necessary Care

Half of Heart Attacks Silent and People Do Not Get Necessary Care

  People regularly have heart attacks and do not know it. In fact, almost half of all heart attacks are “silent,” with the people not having classic symptoms or misinterpreting ones they do have, which precludes them from getting care necessary to prevent another, more damaging one, according to research in the latest issue of […]

Pop a Heart Disease Prevention Pill?

Pop a Heart Disease Prevention Pill?

Many people who have above normal cholesterol numbers or blood pressure readings are reluctant to take prescription drugs going forward. The numbers have to be higher – and bode poorly for the future – for many to admit they might need pharmacological help maintaining their cardiovascular health. So news that research shows that even those […]

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