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Trim the amount of salt in your diet to lower your risk of high blood pressure (hypertension.) That's been healthy advice for years, but most people don't heed it.

Seems there has been a bit of confusion (understatement) about some recent studies on the effect of sodium on "health" versus "blood pressure."

Many people at risk for heart attack are also at higher risk for stroke, since the underlying disease process - atherosclerosis - can block blood flow to the brain, just as it does in the heart. Although many people know chest pain is a sign of insufficient blood flow to the heart, they may …

Like close cousins, heart disease and stroke share a common lineage. Both emerge from a mix of nature (genes), nurture (upbringing and environment), and personal choice (smoking, exercise, etc). For most of us, personal choice largely determines whether a stroke lies ahead. Guidelines on the…

More than 140,000 people in the U.S. die each year from stroke, making it the country's second leading cause of death for women, and the third for men. About 795,000 strokes occur each year. At least one-quarter occur in people younger than 65, making it a health subject important to several…