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By On April 4th, 2014

Risk of Stroke Spikes Following Shingles Outbreak

You might never think to associate a painful skin rash with a stroke, but a new study says the risk of stroke significantly increases in the weeks following the first signs of shingles. Overall, the highest stroke risk occurs during the first month after an outbreak, when patients are 63 percent more likely to have…

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By On February 17th, 2014

Vitamin C May Be Associated With Reduced Risk of Stroke

Any health professional will tell you how important vitamin C is for living a healthy life. It is well known that the nutrient helps protect against cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling. Now, a study set to be presented at an upcoming medical conference says vitamin C may also be…

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