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Heart Health Month

  It’s February, which means that people around the world are spreading awareness and fundraising for Heart Health Month. This is the time for us to celebrate good heart health and make changes towards living a healthier lifestyle. There are plenty of steps you can take to lower your risk of heart disease, and heart

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Stroke Treatment: What you need to know

Strokes are no longer something that younger generations can put aside as affecting only older people. With strokes on the rise among working-age people in their 40s and 50s, experts are urging us to become more familiar with the signs and symptoms, as well as the lasting effects, and methods of stroke treatment and prevention.

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Make May Purple for Action on Stroke Month

Each May, The Stroke Association hosts an annual awareness month to help raise money and support for stroke victims and their families. The month also aims to raise people’s awareness of stroke to help them recognise the warning signs. The theme for this year’s campaign is ‘Make May Purple’, and there are many simple ways

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Strokes Rising Among Working-Age People

Strokes aren’t just a worry for older people any more.    New studies have revealed that strokes are rising among working-age people at an “alarming rate” – particularly in the past year. Strokes are no longer seen as a disease of older people, with experts citing unhealthy lifestyles as the main reason.   Studying hospital

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