Report finds men are having fewer strokes, but women are not
Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses the findings of a 15-year study that found the stroke rate for men had declined significantly, while it remained the same for women.
Strokes on the decline in men but not in women, study finds
The good news is that we are seeing fewer strokes affecting the United States population in the past two decades. But a new report suggests that the stroke rate in men, not women, is declining faster. Stroke has dropped to the fifth leading cause of death among men but remains the fourth leading
Angelina Jolie speaks out about her health battle and being a single mom
The actress opened up about her battle with Bell's palsy and life after her divorce from Brad Pitt in an interview with Vanity Fair.
Index: Person of interest being questioned in Phoenix drive-by shootings
New health alert ties diet soda to an increased risk of stroke and dementia; Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead at 72.
Sweet drinks may damage the brain, studies show
And there's more evidence this morning that diet drinks are not good for you Ken this. Researchers say dot people who drink diet sodas daily have three times the risk of stroke and dementia than those who have won in less than once a week. How well they did not find the same risk first sugar
Washington, DC, mayor announces task force to address missing teens issue
The "GMA" team of insiders analyzes some of the biggest stories trending this morning.
Family Celebrates 7-Year-Old's Sickle Cell Cure Thanks to Sister's Life-Saving Gift
One 7-year-old who suffered his whole life from sickle cell disease now has a second chance thanks to his older sister's selfless donation. "They are super close," mom Tanya James of Conyers, Georgia, told ABC News. "I don't think Kyle understood the magnitude of what she was doing. One day, he had
Hurricane Matthew Health Risks Can Last Long After Storm Passes
As Hurricane Matthew continues to churn just off the coast of Florida, nearly all hospitals throughout the state remain open and ready to help those injured or sick during the storm, according to authorities. While injuries such as lacerations, blunt-force trauma and concussions might be expected
Blood Clot Removal Could Help More Stroke Victims, Study Finds
The window for helping certain stroke patients with a potentially life-saving blood clot removal surgical treatment may be longer than previously thought, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Traditionally stroke is treated with medications that
Teen Gets Heart Transplant Day After Spending Prom at Hospital
A Seattle teen says she feels "awake" again after getting a heart transplant the day after celebrating prom in the hospital. The surgery was eight years in the making since Isabella Anderson was told at age 10 that she would likely need a heart transplant to stay alive. Diagnosed as a child with