In the Black community, high blood pressure (HBP), also known as hypertension, is a common health condition to say the least. In fact, more ... Read More
Living with Stroke
How To Recognize And Prevent Stroke
A stroke occurs when something interferes with the blood supply to part of the brain, or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts, according ... Read More
Silent Strokes Are More Common Than We Think!
There’s a terrifying epidemic that involves some people suffering strokes without even realizing it. Known as silent strokes, they either ... Read More
3 Reasons To Call 911 Vs. Taking Yourself To The ER
If you have a life-threatening emergency medical condition or traumatic injury, you should call 911. However, sometimes people are nervous ... Read More
Aspirin & Your Heart: Should You Or Shouldn’t You?
In addition to taking aspirin to relieve pain and fever, millions of Americans take a low-dose or “baby” aspirin daily to reduce their risk ... Read More
It’s Not All Good In The Neighborhood: Where You Live Can Be A Stroke Risk Factor
A higher neighborhood advantage, or socioeconomic status, of where a person lives contributes to a lower risk of having a stroke no matter ... Read More