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  • Stents and surgery equally durable, safe: Study

    Study finds doctors can choose a treatment option between stents and surgery to reduce stroke risk based on ease, comfort and best fit for a patient's individual medical condition.

  • What's in a cigarette?

    Over 3,200 Americans under the age of 18 smoke their first cigarette every day, and most of them are unaware of what they are getting into. Many new smokers may not realize how quickly their new habit can lead to heart disease, stroke, diabetes, lung diseases, and certain types of cancer.

  • Working longer hours increases stroke risks

    Working 55 hours or more per week is linked to a one third greater risk of stroke compared to a 35-40 hour work week.