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How Does COVID-19 Cause Stroke? University Researchers Have an Answer

COVID-19 has been causing neurological problems in some people, including stroke, and researchers at Rowan University think they know why. Dr. Peter Galie and his team have discovered that the coronavirus is shrinking those cell walls.
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Stop Shielding Baby In Stroller With A Blanket

Dermatologist say that we get most of our lifetime sun exposure by the time we're 18 . And it can be tricky to try to keep an infant protected from the sun. Parents generally want to avoid using sunscreen on infants under six months old, so when you’re out for a stroll, it can be tempting to throw...
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More Americans Under 40 Are Having Heart Attacks

Some sobering news this morning as heart attack rates of people under 40 is rising. In fact, the proportion of heart-attack patients under age 40 has been climbing 2% every year for the last 10 years, according to findings presented at the American College of Cardiology’s annual scientific session...
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Daily Doses of Aspirin For Healthy Americans Present More Risk Than Benefits

For decades, daily doses of aspirin has been associated with lowering the risks heart attacks, strokes and other heart problems in older people. But that has changed under new guidelines in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. People without heart disease who take a daily aspirin may...
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Luke Perry Dies After Suffering A Massive Stroke Last Week

Luke Perry, the man we got to know as Dylan McKay on the 1990s teen drama, Beverly Hills, 90210, has died. TMZ reports the 52-year old actor passed away Monday, March 4, 2019 after suffering a massive stroke last Wednesday (2/27/19). Luke Perry most recently playing the role of Frederick "Fred"...
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90210 Star Luke Perry Suffers A Stroke

TMZ is reporting that Beverly Hills 90210 star, Luke Perry suffered a stroke Wednesday morning at his home in Sherman Oaks, California. The 52-year old actor is being attended at a nearby hospital but it is unclear what his condition is right now. The sad news happened on a happy day when Fox...
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Over The Counter Pain Killer Linked With Higher Risk Of Stroke And Heart Attack

An alarming report about an over-the-counter pain reliever that may increase your risk of heart attack or stroke by 50% has one group looking for a worldwide ban. Diclofenac, sold under the name brands Voltaren and Solaraze, is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to relieve fever or...
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Keep Your Dog From Getting Overheated

With high temperatures it is important that you prevent yourself from overheating and the same is true for your dog. Like you, heat exhaustion and heat stroke can wreak utter havoc on your canine friend but can be more difficult for them to cool off. Dogs are simply not as well-equipped as humans...
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Tooth Loss Associated With Higher Risk Of Heart Disease

You would only think the loss of teeth means you'll have to get fitted for dentures but new research shows an alarming connection between tooth loss in middle age and increased likelihood of heart disease and stroke. A study of nearly 61,000 adults aged between 45 and 69 showed those who lost two...
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Marriage Linked With High Survival Rates After Heart Attacks And Stroke

Some say marriage is a slow ride to death but science says your chances of surviving multiple heart attacks or a stroke increases compared to divorcees. It is the latest in a growing body of evidence which suggests wedlock provides significant health benefits, staving off everything from dementia...
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