A Stroke Can Strike Anyone at Any Age. Here's the Warning Signs and 4 Ways to Reduce Your Risk

By Brady White
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Stroke is the third-leading cause of death in the United States, and perhaps more importantly, it is the leading cause of long-term disability. It happens when blood flow to part of your brain suddenly stops, either because a blood clot blocks a blood vessel in the brain, which is called an ischemic stroke, or because a blood vessel in your brain bursts, referred to as a hemorrhagic stroke.

Infographic: The Mediterranean Diet

By Intermountain Healthcare
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Based on how people eat and drink in the 16 countries that border the Mediterranean Sea, this healthy eating plan can reduce your risk of developing heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and Alzheimer's disease. Check out this helpful infographic to get started!

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Traveling Long Distances Increases Your Risk of Developing a Deadly Blood Clot

By Jason M Carlton
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More people die from blood clots in the lungs than from breast cancer, prostate cancer, HIV/AIDS, and motor vehicle accidents combined. If you plan to travel long distances this summer, either by plane, train or car, you may be at increased risk to develop a deadly blood clot.