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Women and Stroke

May 1, 2024, 10:31 AM by Allison Sanford
In addition to general risk factors, such as family history, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, smoking, lack of exercise and being overweight, women are faced with additional hormone-related risk factors for stroke.

Measles is On the Rise

Apr 30, 2024, 12:43 PM by Allison Sanford
Though once on the brink of eradication in the United States, measles cases have ticked upwards in recent years, concerning parents and health experts.

The Good News About Colorectal Cancer

Apr 24, 2024, 11:44 AM by Allison Sanford
While colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, the rate of colorectal cancer deaths in adults has been steadily dropping. Here's why.

Superfood of the Month: Asparagus

Apr 1, 2024, 9:48 AM by Allison Sanford
Whether grilled, steamed, roasted or added to your favorite dishes, asparagus provides a wealth of benefits that can contribute to a balanced and nutritious diet.

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