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Myths Versus Facts About Stroke

February 13th, 2018 (No Comments)

Stroke is a disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. It is the No. 4 cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States, according to the American Stroke Association. To learn more about stroke and to better understand how it is unique from heart attack, here are some […]

10 Facts of Palliative Care

February 12th, 2018 (No Comments)

Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients (adults and children) and their families who are facing problems associated with life-threatening illness, reports the World Health Organization. It prevents and relieves suffering through the early identification, correct assessment and treatment of pain and other problems, whether physical, psychosocial or spiritual. […]

NPR: Diet Rich in Greens Linked to Less Age-Related Memory Loss

February 5th, 2018 (No Comments)

NPR: Diet Rich In Greens Linked To Less Age-Related Memory Loss To age well, we must eat well — there’s been a lot of evidence that heart-healthy diets help protect the brain. The latest good news: A study recently published in Neurology finds that healthy seniors who had daily helpings of leafy green vegetables — […]