The number of Americans at risk for heart attacks and strokes just got a lot higher. An estimated 103 million U.S. adults have high blood pressure, according to new statistics from the American Heart Association. That’s nearly half of all adults in the United States.  “With the aging of the population and increased life expectancy,…

The number of Americans at risk for heart attacks and strokes just got a lot higher. An estimated 103 million U.S. adults have high blood pressure, according to new statistics from the American Heart Association. That’s nearly half of all adults in the United States.  “With the aging of the population and increased life expectancy,…

More stroke patients will be eligible for two critical treatments proven to reduce disability, according to new guidelines from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The guidelines(link opens in new window) issued Wednesday cover acute ischemic stroke(link opens in new window), the most common type of stroke, one that is caused by a blood clot…

More stroke patients will be eligible for two critical treatments proven to reduce disability, according to new guidelines from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The guidelines(link opens in new window) issued Wednesday cover acute ischemic stroke(link opens in new window), the most common type of stroke, one that is caused by a blood clot…