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What Is Aphasia? An Expert Explains the Condition Forcing Bruce Willis to Retire From Acting

In a message posted on Instagram, Willis’ daughter, Rumer Willis, said that the condition was “impacting his cognitive abilities.”

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Why Daylight Saving Time Is Unhealthy – a Neurologist Explains

Moving our clocks ahead each March is connected with serious negative health effects

Stroke vs. Heart Attack: Know the Signs & Symptoms

Stroke vs. Heart Attack: Know the Signs & Symptoms

Heart attacks and strokes are not the same. Knowing the signs and symptoms of each could save your life.

Jeri Ward

I Survived a Stroke at 30

For years, I ignored my chronic stress and headache pain. It almost cost me my life.

Important Questions You Should Ask Your Health Care Professional About Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

There are things every woman can do to help protect themselves from a first cardiovascular event (primary prevention) or another heart attack or ischemic stroke (secondary prevention). Here's what you need to know.

It's True: Fried Food Really Does Increase Your Heart Disease and Stroke Risk

Is fried food bad for you? We’ll let the latest study answer that question.

Is It Fatigue Or a Stroke? Women Shouldn't Ignore These Warning Signs

Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability in the U.S., and women make up nearly 60% of all stroke deaths. Here’s what you need to know.

10 Things Everyone Over 50 Needs to Know About Strokes

Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in the U.S., so it's important to understand what it is, what can cause it and what the warning signs are.

Be Prepared to Take FAST Action If You Suspect a Stroke

To help you recognize the signs of stroke, the National Stroke Association wants you to remember F-A-S-T, or fast.

Could Diet Sodas Raise an Older Woman's Stroke Risk?

Older women, beware: New research warns that drinking a lot of diet sodas or artificially sweetened fruit juices may increase your risk for stroke.

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Mediterranean Diet May Cut Stroke Risk for Women, But Not Men

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How to Reduce Your Risk for Stroke

Being prepared and knowing what to do if someone has a stroke can be lifesaving, especially around  family members who may be at higher risk of stroke.

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Living Well With AFib

Those who have AFib should be well aware of these things: living a healthy lifestyle and reducing stroke risk.

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