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Simple Science @Heart: Yoga improves balance, quality of life for stroke survivors

New research shows that yoga class twice a week can improve stroke survivors’ quality of life and balance. Balance problems often plague stroke survivors and can lead to greater disability and a higher chance of falls. The researchers found that …

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Keep Heart Safe In The Heat!

As we head into this holiday weekend which is the official start of the summer,  it's important to keep your heart safe while exercising or participating in any

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Let’s Roll: It’s National Bike to Work Day

Are you a biker? No, I don't mean the leather-clad, long-haired, V-twin revving motorcycle biker. I mean the bell-ringing, spandex-rocking, trail-riding, Tour de France, Dallas, or Small Town USA

It’s American Stroke Month – Do you know the signs?

Brain researcher, Jill Bolte Taylor watched as her brain functions - motions, speech, self-awareness - shut down one by one as she had a massive stroke. Watch her

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Hello out there! I'm Krisleigh from the American Heart Association | American Stroke Association. I'm one of the many people behind the scenes who already listen to you