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Excess Sleep Can Increase Stroke Risk by 85%

While the pitfalls of too little sleep have been well documented, there are also risks of sleeping too much, which is generally defined as more than nine hours a night. Specifically, excessive sleep, along with long midday naps, may increase your risk of stroke, according to a Chinese study involving 31,750 people.1 It’s unclear exactly… Read More »

Florida teen dies of mono after she initially tested negative and it triggered a STROKE 

Florida teen, 17, dies of mono after she initially tested negative for the ‘kissing disease’ that triggered a STROKE Ariana Rae Delfs, 17, from Fernandina Beach, Florida, came down with flu-like symptoms three weeks ago Her parents took her to see a doctor, who ran several tests, including for mononucleosis, but couldn’t pinpoint a diagnosis After… Read More »

John Singleton’s death outlines importance of knowing warning signs of stroke

John Singleton attends FX and Vanity Fair Emmy Celebration at Craft on September 16, 2017 in Century City, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images) The death of famed director John Singleton on Monday at age 51 has shocked and saddened both celebrities and fans alike and as Singleton was known for bringing awareness to the… Read More »