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2012-08-30 10:24:03

Aspirin combined with the antiplatelet drug clopidogrel is no better than aspirin alone for stroke prevention in people with a history of lacunar strokes, and the combination carries a greater risk of gastrointestinal bleeding.

2012-06-25 23:01:08

According to the US Drug Watchdog, "We are now offering to help women who used the birth control pills called Yaz, Yasmin, and Ocella, and then had a heart attack, blood clot, or other very

Study Recommends More People Be Given Statins
2012-05-18 09:09:47

A new report published in The Lancet states that more people should be given cholesterol-lowering drugs and statins to help decrease the number of strokes and heart attacks.

May Is National High Blood Pressure Awareness Month
2012-05-03 04:51:11

May is the month to raise awareness on multiple issues. There’s Healthy Vision Month, as promoted by the National Eye Institute. Now there’s the National High Blood Pressure Education Month and Stroke Awareness Month, promoted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

2012-05-02 21:20:19

After nearly 13 years of study and intense debate, a pair of new papers from the Perelman School of Medicine, at the University of Pennsylvania have confirmed exactly how a once-popular class of anti-inflammatory drugs leads to cardiovascular risk for people taking it.

2012-03-27 05:16:31

There is only one stroke treatment option available today and with such a high rate of individuals suffering from strokes, many would agree that a new solution is necessary.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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