Hearty Italian Sausage Soup With Vegetables (One Pot Recipe)

I love a filling one-pot meal, and soup is a great place to pack in a wide variety of colorful vegetables. This hearty, veggie-filled soup with Italian sausage is a nice change from the usual and one I make whenever the weather is cool enough. Goal for this year: Freeze my garden zucchini (which is […]

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New Study Sheds Light on Stroke Recovery

Strokes can be divided into hemorrhagic stroke and ischemic strokes, and approximately 80% of them are ischemic brain injury. Ischemic strokes are sometimes referred to as “brain attacks” (instead of “heart attacks”) because they typically occur when a blood clot blocks an artery or blood vessel, cutting off blood flow to your brain, as opposed […]

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There Is No Such Thing as a Minor Concussion

More than 1.5 million Americans experience a traumatic brain injury each year, up to 75% of which are considered to be mild.1 Concussions are considered to be a form of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) because they’re typically not life-threatening, but it’s becoming increasingly clear that concussions are often not mild, instead leading to serious […]

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Top Health Official Cashes in on Merck Stock

As detailed in The Highwire video above, in January 2020, Dr. Julie Gerberding — director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from 2002 until 2009, who after leaving the CDC became president of Merck’s vaccine division in January 20101 — sold half her Merck stock options for $9.11 million. Gerberding also cashed […]

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Symptoms of Prostate Disease You May Have Overlooked

The diagnosis of cancer often has a profound effect on men and their families. The word “cancer” signals a life-changing issue that may be accompanied by feelings of fear, depression and anxiety. Sometimes these feelings linger for years after diagnosis and treatment. The American Cancer Society believes that in 2020 there will be an estimated […]

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Only 20% Have Fast Access to Best Stroke Care

The investigators found that just under 20% of Americans are within 15 minutes, by ambulance, of a stroke center capable of performing endovascular thrombectomy. Thirty percent are within 30 minutes.

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Toddler Left with Disability After Suffering ‘Massive’ Stroke in the Womb

  Denise Tedder was over the moon when she welcomed her second son, Cannon, on Aug. 11, 2015. “Everything was perfect. He was the perfect baby. We were very excited,” Denise, 31, gushes to PEOPLE. “There were no signs at all that there was anything wrong with him. He looked like a healthy newborn baby. […]

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Fitness Influencer Kayla Itsines Wants to Bust this Workout Myth

While it may seem unattainable to get the body of an Instagram fitness influencer —  whose job predominantly involves working out, eating healthy and sharing that journey with followers — Kayla Itsines swears she sticks to her 28-minute Bikini Body Guides. “We only do the 30 minute workouts,” Itsines, who boasts nearly 10 million followers, […]

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