stroke

Yogurt Could Lower Risk of Heart Disease
A study in the American Journal of Hypertension says eating at least two servings of yogurt per week is associated with a 20-percent lower risk of heart disease and stroke.
More than 740,000 participants with previous high blood pressure diagnoses were included in the study...
New Stroke Guidelines Save Lives
New guidelines from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association could change how acute stroke treatment is done, meaning instead of dying or suffering lifelong disability, one of three stroke patients could fully recover...
First Local Heart Walk
The Southern New England Heart Walk is coming for the first time to Dartmouth, MA! They are offering a new "heart and survivors" walk route in addition to the 3.5-mile route!
The dean of local community health awareness, Dr. Michael Rocha, cardiologist, appeared on the Phil Paleolog…
Heartfelt Free Events
Valentines's Day and beyond, Dr. Michael Rocha, founder of New Bedford Wellness Initiative's Wellness Program wants to remind us that hypertension is one of the leading causes of heart attacks and strokes. Being aware of your numbers such as your blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood suga…
World Stroke Day
Thursday, October 29th is World Stroke Day.
In America, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. Women are more likely to suffer a stroke than to be diagnosed with breast cancer.
Many stroke patients do not get to the hospital in time for lifesaving treatment...