When asked about health risks for women many will list breast cancer as the top cause of death. In the USA, one in five women will have a stroke, and strokes kill twice as many women as breast cancer does. Women have unique risk factors for stroke, and six out of every ten people who

A stroke happens when brain tissue dies because a blood vessel in the brain ruptures, or because the blood supply to the brain is cut off. This is a serious condition and strokes are the fifth leading cause of death in the USA according to the CDC. In average, one American dies from stroke every

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Jacksonville is a popular city – it is the largest in the State of Florida by population and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States. In 2014 there were 49 nursing homes in the Jacksonville metropolitan area. 18 reached an overall five star rating from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

Each year around 795,000 Americans have a stroke. No one thinks it will happen to them and hopefully it never will, but it is good to know the warning signs. If you see these signs in yourself or someone around you, be prepared to take action. The sooner a stroke is treated, the less risk

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