American Heart Association Issues New Guidelines for StrokesNearly 800,000 Americans suffer strokes each year, and 130,000 die as a result. This makes the condition the fifth most common cause of death in the United States.
Heat Advisory Issued, Heat Index to 105 DegreesReminder to protect yourself from heat exhaustion with high temperatures expected throughout the week.
Excessive Heat Warning Issued for Parts of Central U.S.Temperatures are expected to reach into the upper 90s in some areas Monday, with heat indices soaring to 116 degrees because of high humidity.
Snuggling Service Can't Wrap Its Arms Around MaplewoodBoth licensed therapists, the Rundquists say snuggling can help stroke patients, autistic children, and even people who are just lonely and need touch.
UPDATED: Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka Dead at 70Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka has died suddenly at the age of 70 after suffering a stroke.
Local Cardiologist Gives New Advice for Aspirin Users Taking one aspirin per day to prevent heart attacks may not be necessary for those who are lower at risk.
Study: Time Matters in Treatment of Stroke VictimsTwo studies show improvements in the ER and ambulances possibly cutting down critical time for stroke victims.
Pre-Hypertension Patients Still At Risk For StrokeRecent St. Louis University shows that patients with pre-hypertension are not completely safe from the risk of stroke.
You're More Likely to Die from a Heart Attack After Hours, Study SaysResearchers found that patients who showed up at the hospital during off hours were 5 percent more likely to die within 30 days of the heart attack.
Report Finds Global Increase in Strokes Among Young People"That was surprising because typically people think of stroke as affecting people who are 'old,' meaning people in their late 70s, 80s, and older," SLU Care neurologist Eli Feed said.
Report Reveals Drastic Differences in Area Hospital CareHealthgrades' Evan Marks says they looked at the mortality rates of area hospitals when it comes to certain procedures and conditions and found some big differences.
Airport Noise Can Increase Risk of Heart Attack, StrokeThese two studies show people living near airports who were regularly exposed to noise above 63 decibels were 20 percent more likely to be hospitalized for cardiac conditions.

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