Hot Health Headlines; Pregnancy-Induced Stroke; COPD Simulation

Several hours after giving birth, first-time mom Lindsay suffered a severe stroke brought on by a life-threatening pregnancy complication called eclampsia, which is characterized by elevated blood pressure, seizures and swelling of the brain. Lindsay’s...

Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in America, killing approximately 600,000 people each year. In an effort to raise awareness about the disease, Erika Perez, a heart attack survivor and representative for the American Heart Association,...

Smoking is typically associated with an increased risk for lung cancer; however, the unhealthy habit is also directly related to progressive lower respiratory conditions, particularly chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). To demonstrate just...