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March 18, 2016
Borderline or high cholesterol can lead to heart disease but is treatable. Find out how you might be able to lower your cholesterol without medication.
Medically Reviewed by Heart and Vascular Institute
Categorized as: Heart and Vascular Health
Tagged with: arteriosclerosis, cholesterol, hardening of arteries, HDL, heart attack, heart disease, high cholesterol, LDL, stroke, Triglycerides
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November 23, 2015
Find out about the link between diabetes and heart health. Discover how you can lower your risk for heart disease as well as type 2 diabetes.
Tagged with: diabetes, heart attack, Heart Health, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, stroke, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes
November 22, 2015
Learn why stroke prevention is important for people with atrial fibrillation (AFib). Find out how AFib patients can lower their risks of stroke.
Tagged with: atrial fibrillation, stroke, stroke prevention
October 23, 2015
A stroke itself is a shock and recovery can be, too. Check out our infographic to learn some common issues faced in the aftermath of a stroke.
Categorized as: Neurosurgery and Brain Health
Tagged with: brain health, medical mondays, stroke, stroke recovery, stroke symptoms
September 12, 2015
Cholesterol is a fatty, waxy substance found in body tissue. Learn about what cholesterol is and what you can do to stay in a healthy range.
Categorized as: Heart and Vascular Health, Living and Wellness
Tagged with: Atherosclerosis, cholesterol, cholesterol treatment, hardening of arteries, heart attack, heart disease, high cholesterol, stroke
September 4, 2015
Stroke treatment depends on the type of stroke. There are two main types of stroke - learn more about their treatment options.
Tagged with: hemorrhagic stroke, ischemic stroke, medical mondays, stroke, Stroke Treatment, Strokes
September 2, 2015
Heart attacks and stroke (also called "brain attacks") are quite different, but both can be life threatening. Learn how to tell the difference.
Categorized as: Heart and Vascular Health, Neurosurgery and Brain Health
Tagged with: heart attack, heart attack symptoms, myocardial infarction, seizures, stroke, stroke symptoms
August 30, 2015
When a stroke happens, it's critical to act fast. Know the early symptoms that could signal a stroke in women.
Tagged with: hemorrhagic stroke, ischemic stroke, medical mondays, stroke, stroke symptoms, transient ischemic attacks, women
August 27, 2015
Learn about mechanical thrombectomy, the new groundbreaking treatment for stroke available at UPMC. Discover the benefits of this procedure.
Tagged with: mechanical thrombectomy, stent, stroke, Stroke Treatment, tPA