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Stroke Rates Up in Pregnant Women, New Moms, Study Finds

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We've asked this before, but don't pregnant women have enough to worry about already?
Now, you can add an increase in stroke rates to their list of health concerns. According to the Wall Street Journal,...
An increase in women who face obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure could be to blame.

'Thanks for the Stroke, Ma!' Study Says Divorce May Turn Kids Into Time Bombs

Getting a divorce might boost your child's stroke risk. Credit: Getty Images
Years from now, after all the therapy bills have been paid, after you think your child has finally made peace with your divorce, the entire left side of his body will go...
If you're divorced, your kid might be able to blame having a stroke on you, too.

Susan Lucci and Her Husband Discuss His Heart Condition, Stroke Prevention

Susan Lucci and her husband, Helmut Huber, are speaking out to help others prevent AFib. Credit: Joshua Zuckerman Photography
For more than 40 years, Susan Lucci, 63, has played Pine Valley's manipulative and fearless Erica Kane on "All My...
Susan Lucci is used to daytime drama, but she wasn't prepared when her husband called her with health news that would change both of their lives.

Boy, 7, Recovers After Suffering Stroke

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Kids don't have strokes -- at least, that's what the parents of one 7-year-old boy thought until their son collapsed on a New York City playground. Jared Dienst was...

How much do you tell your kids?

Wednesday night, I broke our family rule -- I caused us to exceed one visit to the emergency room per year. This was, in fact, our third so far this year. I was in the kitchen when the floor suddenly dropped about two feet. I gasped, thinking it was...

Students save teacher from stroke

A 28-year-old middle school teacher lucked out when it came to the kids in her class recently. Just one month ago, she was giving a review for a math test when something went very wrong. She started feeling very heavy and dizzy. One of her students...

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