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Top Tips for Quitting Smoking

Top Tips for Quitting Smoking

We all know smoking is bad for us. It’s been linked with all kinds of diseases, including stroke. But sometimes even the cold hard facts aren’t enough to make us want to kick the habit. If you’re considering cutting down or giving up, keep in mind these positive...

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How Smoking Leads to Stroke

How Smoking Leads to Stroke

Many studies suggest smoking almost doubles the risk of stroke and subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), a life-threatening type of stroke caused by bleeding into the space surrounding the brain (1). But how exactly does smoking affect the structure and function of the brain...

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5 Surprising Facts About Cholesterol

5 Surprising Facts About Cholesterol

When we think about high cholesterol, we probably imagine a big plate of greasy food. It’s true that eating a diet high in saturated fat won’t do anything to help keep your heart healthy and your cholesterol under control. But, there are a few facts you might be...

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