The suction likely created a blood clot that traveled to his brain.
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My grandmother had a stroke six years ago. Having such a close relationship with her, I took it very hard. But I could never have imagined that, just four years later, I would come to relate so strongly to her.
Learning a new language is great for your brain.
Asking for help is also something I've gotten better at. I was hesitant to accept help at first, but as soon I found out that my heart health could be a real concern, one of the first things I did was call my mother and ask when I could take her up on her offer to stay with me and help out.
And surprise, surprise, it's worse for low-paying service jobs.
It's the third-highest cause of death among women in the U.S.
Not very many of us are young at heart.
Our cultures of origin -- Mexican, Puerto Rican, Salvadoran, Cuban, Colombian or other Spanish-speaking countries -- are rooted in family, in connecting, helping each other become the best we can be, putting our children first and supporting each other through good times and bad.
People who have depression for a long time may be at increased risk for stroke, a new study suggests. "The exact pathway