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By Guest Author On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Can Better Sleep Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease?

It just happened to me the other day at the office. I pulled a sleepless night working on a personal project and went on to work in the morning with about half an hour of shut-eye for the night. Half through the More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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Tragedy in Sri Lanka: How Church Leaders and Members Can Respond to Secular Media

As the World Asks Why?, Christians Offer Hope Reports of Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday tragedy have flooded the news, prompting some to ask if God forgot His people on the most sacred day of the Christian calendar. More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
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The Importance of After Care for People Who Have Had A Stroke

According to a recent report, more than 15% of people will experience a stroke at some point in their life. This could be a minor TIA (transient ischemic attack), a more debilitating ischemic stroke (due to a blood More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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Eating Fish Twice a Week May Lower Your Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

A new report from the American Heart Association (AHA) says that eating two servings of oily fish per week can significantly lower your risk of heart attack and stroke, even if your diet isn’t especially healthy. More...

By Guest Author On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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4 Ways To Protect Your Home And Family

There are many safety hazards in the average home to consider when you set out to protect your home and family. However, they can be mitigated or thwarted with simple, practical steps. In your quest to create a More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Is it really true that snoring can cause a stroke?

New evidence says that the answer may be a yes! Snoring can be a frustrating habit… and it can affect you even if you don’t actually do it. If your sleeping partner snores, for example, then you may find yourself More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
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Former NYC Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, named Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases by WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) today named former New York City Mayor, Mr Michael R. Bloomberg, as Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs). NCDs (including heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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Blood clot prevention drug, Savaysa, gets FDA approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the anti-clotting drug Savaysa (edoxaban tablets) to reduce the risk of stroke and dangerous blood clots (systemic embolism) in patients with atrial fibrillation More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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Taiwan: 9-year-old boy has a stroke, How common is pediatric stroke?

A report from the news source, Focus Taiwan today tells the story of a 9-year-old male child who suffered a stroke. It explains the child was a sedentary boy who played video games and ate a diet largely of foods More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, May 8th, 2014
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Zontivity tablets, to reduce heart attacks and strokes, gets FDA approval

PRESS RELEASE   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Zontivity (vorapaxar) tablets to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, cardiovascular death, and need for procedures to restore the blood More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Diabetes related complications in US adults down, according to CDC

PRESS RELEASE Rates of five major diabetes-related complications have declined substantially in the last 20 years among U.S. adults with diabetes, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
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‘Hercules’ star Kevin Sorbo wins Invisible Disabilities Inspiration Award as 3 time stroke survivor, ‘True Strength’

Fans may know him from Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Andromeda or one of his more recent roles from What If or Soul Surfer, but Kevin Sorbo’s story is much deeper and inspiring than his roles on TV and More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
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Heart disease, stroke top list of leading causes of death globally

Of the estimated 55 million people who died worldwide in 2011, two-thirds of all deaths globally were due to noncommunicable diseases (NCD), according to the World Health Organization (WHO). This is up 60 percent More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
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Famous author Elmore Leonard dies at age 87 after suffering a stroke

Elmore Leonard has died at the age of 87. The author passed away after experiencing complications following a stroke. “The post I dreaded to write, and you dreaded to read,” read a statement on his official More...


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