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More Young Women Having Strokes

More Young Women Having Strokes

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — In the middle of having sex with her boyfriend, Kara Jackson’s heavy breathing suddenly turned into labored breathing. Her tongue felt swollen, like a balloon in her throat, blocking her airway. Stark naked, she bolted …

Diet Soda Cause for Health Concerns in Older Adults?

Diet Soda Cause for Health Concerns in Older Adults?

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Diet sodas are popular among weight watchers, with millions of people drinking it to stave off calories. But is it possible some are paying a price in their health? New research suggests the low calories could come wit…

What Citrus Means for Stroke Risk

What Citrus Means for Stroke Risk

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Eating citrus fruits can be considered a marker of healthy living, and may lessen the risk of stroke, according to research published Thursday in the journal Stroke. But some experts said the numbers in the study did…

New Study Links Diet Soda to ‘Vascular Events’

New Study Links Diet Soda to ‘Vascular Events’

Fuse/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — A new study suggests people who drink diet soda every day could be at a higher risk of strokes, heart attacks, and, in some cases — vascular death.The Doctors Health Press published an online e-bulletin Feb. 6 in which it sh…

Woman Saved by Wrong Number

Woman Saved by Wrong Number

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio) — Loretta Smith, 70, of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, is back home from the hospital Friday. She was having a stroke last week when she tried to call her son. Instead she got Kenny Crater, 28, a student who lives in …

Sen. Kirk to Have Permanent Physical Damage Following Stroke

Sen. Kirk to Have Permanent Physical Damage Following Stroke

Bill Clark/Roll Call/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — The surgeon who performed the three-hour operation on Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., Monday morning says that the senator will likely have permanent physical damage due to the stroke he suffered over the weekend.&…

Sen. Mark Kirk Has Surgery After Stroke

Sen. Mark Kirk Has Surgery After Stroke

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Illinois Republican Sen. Mark Kirk underwent “successful” surgery in Chicago on Monday for a stroke, his office confirms to ABC News.”On Saturday, Senator Kirk checked himself into Lake Forest Hospi…

Study Shows Magnetic Forces Help Heal Brain After Strokes

Study Shows Magnetic Forces Help Heal Brain After Strokes

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(ROME) — There’s some promising news for stroke patients who suffer from hemispatial neglect: a group of Italian researchers reported on Wednesday that using magnets to stimulate the nerve cells of the brain can help remedy the c…

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