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Stroke 101

Five risk factors that you control By SHANNON WILLIAMS Stroke is a form of cardiovascular disease that affects the arteries leading to the brain....

An inside look

at a heart attack By BRANDON A. PERRY Given that heart disease is one of the leading causes of death, affecting nearly 900,000 people...

Bad heart?

Know your options for surgery Compiled By ERICKA P. THOMPSON Angioplasty What it does Tiny balloons are threaded through a blood vessel and into...

Education crucial

for Black women | and heart disease By ERICKA P. THOMPSON Heart disease kills Black women. The No. 1 killer of all women, African-American...

Indiana gets fatter

Obesity rate increases despite state effort By ERICKA P. THOMPSON Despite the state’s efforts to reduce the number of overweight and obese Hoosiers, we’re...

What is botulism and how is it treated?

As of Aug. 14, the Castleberry Food Co.’s Web site still posted a long list of its voluntary recall of products linked to a...

Stomach acid meds may cause

cognitive impairment in older Blacks By ERICKA P. THOMPSON A five-year observational study conducted at the Indiana University School of Medicine and Regenstrief Institute...

Glaucoma leading cause of blindness for Blacks

James Hurst will quickly tell you getting screened for glaucoma and knowing his family’s history saved his eyesight. On Hurst’s mother’s side, eight family...

FDA, government debate pulling popular diabetes drug

Diabetes sufferers now face the possible risk of developing heart failure, a new study found last week. If patients are taking either diabetes drug...


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