Black women have higher rates of high blood pressure

More black women have high blood pressure than black men and white men and women, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.

In a study of 70,000 people in the 12 southeastern states — referred to as “The Stroke Belt” because of higher stroke incidences — the […]

Tedy’s Team: Boston Marathon survivors run for stroke survivors

Dan Foley wondered who could be calling his cell phone since his family and friends knew he’d be at about Mile 25 of the Boston Marathon.

“I ignored it the first time,” Foley said. “But when it went off again, I took it out of my armband.”

It was his wife, […]